Scale House barrow – coffin fragment MYD3934 © The Craven Museum, Skipton, 2023
Fragment of woollen cloth and piece of the oak coffin excavated from Scale House barrow during the 19th century by Canon Greenwell. Now at the Craven Museum. The barrow was found to contain a tree-trunk coffin burial. The turf-covered bowl barrow is well preserved and measures 1.5 metres high and 14 metres in diameter with a slight surrounding ditch 1.3 metres wide.
Scale House barrow – cloth fragment MYD3934 © The Craven Museum, Skipton, 2023
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