Keys to the Past

Spy Law Beacon cairn (Rothley with Hollinghill)

On top of Spy Law Beacon is a stone cairn about 10m in diameter and 1.5m high. It may be a Bronze Age burial cairn, but might also be the remains of a medieval beacon platform or a ruined sheep fold.

Reference number:N10725
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Simonside Archaeological Landscape Project 1999; LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill

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