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Round cairn north-west of Bellion Farm (Netherwitton)

The remains of a Bronze Age round cairn were investigated by antiquarians in 1828. Inside was a cist containing fragments of bone. The cairn is built of stone and earth and measures 28m in diameter and stands up to 1.2m high. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10813
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Netherwitton


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