Keys to the Past

Bronze Age Graves (Prudhoe)

A group of Bronze Age stone-lined graves were found when ploughing in Broomhouses. Two contained cremations, one only contained charcoal and the other was empty. Nearby were two pottery vessels: one which contained a cremation, the other charcoal and flint knife.

Reference number:N10119
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Report on Geophysical Survey, Broomhouse Lane, Prudhoe. Survey No. 97/101 1997; GSB PROSPECTION

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Source of Reference
Local History of Prudhoe

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