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Bronze Age barrow burial (Longhoughton)

Between approximately 2000 and 3500 years ago, during what archaeologists call the Bronze Age, people built barrows for the burial of their dead. A 19th century writer reported seeing three barrows here. Today, the remains of two barrows can be seen at this location.

Reference number:N5637
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Longhoughton


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