Keys to the Past

Probable burial cairns (Hartleyburn)

A group of three Bronze Age cairns lie on a hillside near the Kellah Burn. The largest is 7m across and stands 0.6m high, the smallest is 3.4m across and just 30cm high. Two of the cairns seem to have been disturbed in the past and have hollows in the centre, but the other looks undisturbed. They are different in character to the nearby clearance cairns and are thought to be burial cairns.

Reference number:N6108
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hartleyburn


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