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  • (See Stone Monuments, Barrow and Cairn.) The custom of constructing sepulchral tumuli was widely prevalent throughout the prehistoric ages and is referred to in the early literature of various races as a fitting commemoration of the illustrious dead.
  • In diameter, covered with a heap of stones, like a small cairn, may sometimes be seen; these were possibly intended for the burial of slaves or less important members of the tribe.
  • Beyond, climb the wide grassy path, ascending through dense bracken, to arrive at the tall cairn on the summit.
  • At the North Cairn continue along the very broad ridge south.
  • For opening times see Craven Museum website Lea Green cairn - Bronze Age burial cairn.

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