Keys to the Past

Field system on Barracker Rigg (Otterburn)

This Bronze Age cairnfield consists of 16 clearance cairns. The land around the cairnfield was later used by Iron Age, Roman and medieval farmers. The cairnfield forms part of a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N8173
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1977; S Ainsworth

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn

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