Keys to the Past

Prehistoric Burial (Seaton Valley)

In 1866 a stone-lined grave was found in the churchyard at Seghill. It contained a stone axe of Neolithic date. The grave itself may have been of this date, or possibly of slightly later Bronze Age date (23000BC to 800BC).

Reference number:N11471
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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