Keys to the Past

Prehistoric Settlement (Ingram)

These are the remains of a Bronze Age settlement. Traces of up to five circular hut circles survive scattered across the area. One of the houses was excavated, and a stone hearth and several fragments of pottery were found. Radiocarbon dates taken from charcoal from the hearth gave an early Bronze Age date. They huts were surrounded by a wider field system, which includes earth boundaries, lynchets and clearance cairns. These well-preserved remains of a Bronze Age farmstead are a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1305
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Field Survey in Northumberland 1979

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ingram

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