Bronze Age cist burials at Birney-Knowe Field (Lesbury)
Between approximately 3000 and 4000 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Bronze Age, people buried their dead in a cists at a place later to become Birney-Knowe Field in the township of, Lesbury. The cist was discovered and opened in 1823. Two pots were found, one of which can be seen today at Alnwick Castle Museum.
|Historical period:||Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury