Keys to the Past

Cairn (Bywell)

A probable Bronze Age burial cairn stands on a slight knoll and, in the 1950s, was covered in trees. The cairn stands about 1.3m high and measures 19m in diameter.

Reference number:N10058
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; J L Davidson
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R W Emsley



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell


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