Keys to the Past

Shield Croft Farm (Hexham)

Two cup and ring marked stones were found at Shield Croft farm in 1982. Such stones were probably carved in the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age and may have had a religious purpose.

Reference number:N8767
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham

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