Keys to the Past

Bronze Age burials (Eglingham)

In the early 20th century a Bronze Age burial cairn was excavated in the side of a sand pit in South Charlton. The primary burial cist was excavated as well as nine secondary burials. A number of pottery vessels were found with the burials including food vessels, urns and incense cups.

Reference number:N5038
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; J H Ostridge
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; B H Pritchard



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Eglingham


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