Keys to the Past

Whitton Hill Henge (site 2) (Milfield)

This area is known as Whitton Hill Site 2. Aerial photographs in this area show cropmarks which are all that remains of several circular enclosures. Archaeologists found central burial pits surrounded by a circular ditch. At least 26 people were buried here in the late prehistoric period. The enclosure is probably a Bronze Age barrow.

Reference number:N2046
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Milfield


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