Keys to the Past

Bronze Age burial (Alnmouth)

A Bronze Age burial was found at this site by workmen in 1912. When laying water pipes they found a stone-lined grave only 20cm beneath the ground. Inside it they found two skulls and several other human bones. A pottery vessel was also found. Several o

Reference number:N5400
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1954; J H Ostridge

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Source of Reference
Local History of Alnmouth

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