Keys to the Past

Bronze Age pot, found on Beanley Moor (Hedgeley)

A pot, found on Beanley Moor, was probably buried by people as part of a funeral ritual over 3000 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Bronze Age The pot was donated to Alnwick Castle Museum by Bryan Burrell of Broome Park in the 19th century.

Reference number:N4362
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley


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