Keys to the Past

Bronze Age burials found near the River North Tyne west of Acomb (Acomb)

When the Border Counties Railway was built in the mid-19th century several Bronze Age burials were found. One of the burials was crouched in a stone coffin, or cist, and had a pottery urn buried with it.

Reference number:N8562
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R W Emsley

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Acomb

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