Keys to the Past

Kellah Burn settlement remains (Hartleyburn)

Survey and excavation near Kellah Burn in the 1990s found a number of archaeological features. One part of the excavation has discovered a probable Bronze Age enclosed cremation cemetery. This comprised an enclosure with small C-shaped structures nearby. When one of these was excavated a platform of rounded cobbles was uncovered with a pit in the centre and a stone wall on the north side. The pit contained a Bronze Age pottery urn and a decorated stone.

Reference number:N6116
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
UNCERTAIN
Event(s):EXCAVATION, Excavation and Survey at Kellah Burn, Northumberland 1998; UnIiversity of Newcastle

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hartleyburn


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