Keys to the Past

Possible Neolithic long cairn at Marven's Pike (Kielder)

A long mound on Marven's Pike may be the remains of a long cairn built for the burial of the dead between 4500 and 6000 years ago, during a period archaeologists call the Neolithic.

Reference number:N5929
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder


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