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Bronze Age cists found in Mill Field (West Bedlington)

Five Bronze Age cists were found between 1934 and 1935 when Mill Field was prepared for new housing. Excavations revealed their contents which included both inhumations and a cremation, along with pottery beakers.

Reference number:N11747
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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