Burnt mound, Foggerthwaite, Eggleston (Eggleston)
This is the remains of a Prehistoric, possibly Bronze Age burnt mound. It is a pile of burnt stones, ash and charcoal next to a stream. One, which had been excavated, contained a trough, which may have held water. The water may have been heated with the hot stones for cooking or to make a sauna (1).
|Historical period:||Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Monument|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1019457
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Source of Reference
Local History of Eggleston
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