Keys to the Past

Round Cairn (Simonburn)

This monument is a Bronze Age round cairn standing on a gentle south-facing slope beneath King's Crags. The cairn, which is composed of loose stone and only partly turfed. It is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6948
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn

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