Keys to the Past

Coldsmouth Hill (Kilham)

This is a large Bronze Age burial cairn lying on the summit of Coldsmouth Hill. Two rings of stone enclose a horseshoe shaped arc of stones, which surround a central burial. This is the southernmost of the two ring cairns on the top of this hill. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N595
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kilham

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