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Round cairn on Raven's Pike (Rochester and Byrness)

This round cairn was built in the Bronze Age and stands on the summit of Raven's Pike. From here it has views in all directions. The cairn is built of stone and earth and measures 13m in diameter and stands 1.5m high. The top of the cairn is flat and has a more recent stone cairn built by walkers. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N21
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness

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