Keys to the Past

Round cairn on Dues Hill (Harbottle)

The round cairn is of prehistoric date and stands on the top of a prominent knoll with views in all directions. It is made of stone and measures about 25m in diameter and stands up to 2m high. The upper parts of the cairn have been rearranged to make four weapons pits. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1240
Historical period: Prehistoric (500000BC to 43AD)
Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, The Beacon Cairn 2008; Northern Archaeological Associates

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Harbottle


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