Keys to the Past

Bronze Age cist from West Wharmley (Haydon)

A Bronze Age cist was discovered in 1928 on West Wharmley Farm whilst ploughing. Inside the cist were fragments of a skeleton and a pottery beaker. The cist was moved to Stagshaw House, Corbridge and the beaker was given to the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Reference number:N7601
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon


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