Keys to the Past

Prehistoric Burial (Chollerton)

A stone-lined grave containing a pot was found here in 1884 during the building of Hallington Reservoir. In 1886 a second grave was found. A number of layers of charcoal and ashes were found in the area. These graves belong to the Bronze Age period.

Reference number:N9251
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; E Geary

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton

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