Prehistoric cairnfield, hut circle settlement, field system, funerary cairn, and a medieval shieling on Birkby Fell west of Devoke Water, Muncaster, Copeland - Lake District (NP)

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Prehistoric cairnfield, hut circle settlement, field system, funerary cairn, and a medieval shieling on Birkby Fell west of Devoke Water
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1019551
  • Local Planning Authority: Lake District (NP)
  • Site Type: Domestic > Settlement

Location

  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: Copeland
  • Parish: Muncaster
  • National Park: Lake District (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Copeland
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Plant growth
  • Trend: Declining
  • Ownership: Private

Contact Details

Sarah Howard 0161 242 1402

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England