Keys to the Past

Hepburn Moor cairn (Tillside)

This Bronze Age cairn was discovered in the 1970s when the area was cleared of bracken and heather. It measures 9m in diameter and stands up to 1.4m high. Around the edge of the cairn are some kerb stones which suggest this may be a burial cairn.

Reference number:N3625
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1974; E C Waight



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


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