Keys to the Past

Scald Hill long cairn (Earle)

A prehistoric long cairn stands on the hillside above the Harthope Burn. It measures 10m long and is 6.4m wide at the east end. The cairn was excavated in 2000 to 2003 revealing it was made up of closely packed stones.

Reference number:N13497
Historical period: Prehistoric (500000BC to 43AD)
Event(s):EXCAVATION, Scald Hill long cairn 2004; BORDER ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Earle


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