Keys to the Past

Bronze Age cairn, Hedgeley (Hedgeley)

Over 3000 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Bronze Age period, people buried their dead inside this cairn. The cairn has since been partially destroyed by people digging into it. The cairn is surrounded by a ring of stones.

Reference number:N4372
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley

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