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Three round cairns north west of Uplaw Knowe (Netherton with Biddlestone)

These round cairns are Bronze Age in date situated on a ridge above the Alwinton Burn. They measure between 5m and 11m in diameter and between 0.6m and 1m high. The largest cairn has been disturbed in the past and partially excavated. These are Scheduled Monuments protected by law.

Reference number:N1050
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone


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