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Windgates Currack

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Windgates currack

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Windgates Currack

Historical Environment Record No: MYD29063

Parish: Grinton/ Askrigg

OS Grid Reference: SD964941

Dale: Swaledale

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An undated boundary marker consisting of a stone cairn (‘currack’). It lies on the boundary between Grinton and Askrigg civil parishes.


From Askrigg take the Muker road north . After 1/2 mile turn right signed to 'Reeth'. Site is on right hand side of road after 1 1/2 miles and just before a cattle grid.

Public Transport Details

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


Viewable from roadside. Road is steep in places with narrow sections and sharp bends.

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