Keys to the Past

Early Neolithic Settlement (Belsay)

Fieldwalking took place in this area in 1995 and 1997 and found worked flint tools and some pottery. These artefacts dated to the late Mesolithic and early Neolithic. In 1997 two trenches were excavated into the area. One of these trenches revealed a

Reference number:N10693
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELDWALKING SURVEY, Bolam and Shaftoe 1993; DAVIES, J
EXCAVATION, An Early Meolithic Settlement and Late Bronze Age Burial Cairn near Bolam Lake, Northumberland: fieldwalking, excavation and reconstruction 1997



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay


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