Keys to the Past

Bronze Age Barrow (Thirston)

This large round barrow stands on the summit of a hill. It is built of earth. A brick built water tank was built into it in 1915. When this work was done an iron spearhead was found. This may have been the remains of an Iron Age burial.

Reference number:N11349
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Thirston

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