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Ten End Peat Ground

Historical Environment Record No: MYD26000

Parish: Hawes

OS Grid Reference: SD844868

Dale: Upper Wensleydale

Link to Archaeology Data Service:
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/collections/blurbs/420.cfm

Description

This site is marked on the Ordnance Survey 1st edition maps (1856) high on the fell above Sleddale. It is where people living in the district of Hawes, Gayle, Appersett and Snaizeholme would have had turbary rights the right to cut peat for use as fuel.

Location

From Gayle, follow Pennine Way south. Site lies on east side of path after 2 1/4 miles.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Gayle. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.

Accessibility

Rough going in places, steady climb.


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