Keys to the Past

Round cairn cemetery north-west of Heddon Hill (Cheviotside)

On a level terrace above the Lilburn Burn is a Bronze Age round cairn cemetery. There are at least five cairns, the largest of which is 23m across and 1.3m high. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1759
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside


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