Keys to the Past

Prehistoric burials and carved rocks from Ford Westfield Farm (Ford)

In 1850, ploughing uncovered 20 prehistoric burials, each burnt and placed in a hollow and covered with stone. Two of these stones had prehistoric carvings on them depicting concentric circles and small hollows known as cup marks.

Reference number:N1814
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; E C Waight



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Ford


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