Keys to the Past

Cairn (Whitton and Tosson; Rothley with Hollinghill)

This is a large stone cairn in the middle of three outcrops on Simonside Hill, overlooking the Coquet valley. This is probably a Bronze Age burial mound. The site is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10724
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Whitton and Tosson


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