Keys to the Past

Early Medieval Child Inhumation 150 meters from Rocksville, Blackhall Rocks (Blackhall Rocks)

A small stone-lined grave containing the remains of a child was found here. The grave also contained a single bead. It is believed that this burial dated to the Anglo-Saxon period.

Reference number:D526
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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