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Bronze Age burial from Murton (Ord)

The remains of a Bronze Age burial were discovered at Murton in the early 19th century. Three urns, together with fragments of other larger urns, were covered or mixed up with stones. The pots contained ash and bone from a cremation.

Reference number:N2283
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ord

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