Keys to the Past

Andrew's Hill, Easington (Easington)

This is the site of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery of 6th or 7th century date originally located by a chance find. A small number of grave goods were found including brooches and glass beads. The bone did not survive well, partly because the site had been very heavily ploughed.

Reference number:D51
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham
Evaluation at Lowhills, Peterlee between 2013 and 2015; Northern Archaeological Associates Ltd

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Source of Reference
Local History of Easington


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