Keys to the Past

Cairn east of Mount Pleasant (Longframlington; Cartington)

A prehistoric cairn stands in a very prominent position on the eastern side of Mount Pleasant. It lies across the current parish boundary between Longframlington and Cartington and measures 16m in diameter and stands 1.2m high. A modern enclosure has been built within the centre of the cairn but kerb stones are visible around its edge.

Reference number:N4304
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cartington
Local History of Longframlington

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