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Prehistoric burials found near Angerton (Hartburn)

In 1842 a prehistoric burial was found in Broomhouse sand pit, near Angerton. There was a skeleton of a woman buried with coal beads, a flint hammer and bronze and flint knives. They were all placed in a stone cist and are early Bronze Age in date. The sandpit has long since gone out of use and there is no trace of the cist today.

Reference number:N11252
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hartburn


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