Keys to the Past

Prehistoric Round Barrow 400 meters from Kinley Hill, Hawthorn (Hawthorn)

This is a round earth burial mound. There is no evidence for a surrounding bank or ditch. A small circular hollow on top of the mound may have been caused by people digging into it in the 19th century.

Reference number:D61
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham
Desk-Based Assessment and Field Walking Survey, Fox Cover Industrial Estate 1993; Mike Griffiths and Associates Ltd

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hawthorn

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