Keys to the Past

Cremation Cemetery (Hepple)

This is the site of a Bronze Age cremation cemetery. At least eight pots were found in small powers in this area. Two were found in one stone-lined grave, the other graves had one pot each. These burials were found in 1821 and pots were also located in 1862. Further pots were found during archaeological excavations in 1971, along with the remains of three adults and a child

Reference number:N1197
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hepple

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