Keys to the Past

Rey Cross site, Bowes Moor (Bowes Moor)

Rey Cross © DCC 2007
Rey Cross © DCC 2007

A number of monuments can be seen in this area, including the remains of a Bronze Age or Iron Age settlement made up of hut circles and enclosures. Two round cairns, probably of a similar date, are also visible. A later medieval shieling and two pillow mounds can be seen nearby. These sites are all Scheduled Ancient Monuments protected by law.

Reference number:D4841
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Late Neolithic (2900BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016468

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bowes Moor

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