Keys to the Past

Bell Knowe round cairn (Corsenside)

This round cairn stands on the summit of a small hill overlooking the valley of the River Rede. It measures 16m in diameter and stands 1.4m high. In the centre is a hollow where a probable 19th century excavation took place. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7946
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, The Cragg Quarry, West Woodburn. An assessment of the potential archaeological constraints 1991; HERITAGE SITE AND LANDSCAPE SURVEYS
TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, The Cragg Quarry, West Woodburn 1992; HERITAGE SITE AND LANDSCAPE SURVEYS

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside


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