Keys to the Past

Tumulus (Netherton with Biddlestone)

A large tumulus, or round barrow, was opened some time before 1825 and a stone cist burial was discovered inside. The burial consisted of a pottery urn containing ashes and charcoal. The location of this barrow is no longer known.

Reference number:N1111
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone


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