Urswick or Ozzick as it is known locally has two two tarns, interesting because they are situated on the limestone. It is small village community with an interesting local history and so-called Priopus stone near the church. Not far out of the village of Little Urswick, is Little Urswick Crags which has an archaeological site of national important known as Urswick Stone Walls, in fact a Romano-British Homestead. On the north side of Great Urswick at Skelmore Heads is another important archaeological site possibly an Iron Age hill fort or animal enclosure.
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Keywords:archaeology, barrow-in-furness, cumbria, farming, farms, great urswick, lake district, lakes, ramparts, sheep, skelmore heads, tarns, urswick stone walls, villages