Keys to the Past

Field Clearance Cairns (Ingram)

At least seventeen stone cairns can be seen at this site. Most are covered in rough layer of turf. They are likely to be field clearance cairns made in the medieval period when preparing the surrounding the land for farming.

Reference number:N1297
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ingram

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