Keys to the Past

Middleton Bank Top (Wallington Demesne)

This is the site of a large cairnfield. There are at least 60 cairns; some may be modern, but most are probably prehistoric. Several cup marked stones have also been found. These cairns were probably constructed from stones cleared from the land to make farming easier.

Reference number:N10608
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Survey of Bolam and Shaftoe Area 1989; DAVIES, J

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wallington Demesne

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