Keys to the Past

Henge (Chollerton)

This is a henge of Neolithic date. These are circular enclosure surrounded by ditches, probably used for a religious purpose. This is a good example of a monument class which is very rare in Northumberland. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9180
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton


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