Keys to the Past

Prehistoric remains near Hallington (Whittington)

A number of remains can be seen at this site. Several stone cairns are probably field clearance cairns of prehistoric date. However, the presence of a cup and ring marked stone suggests that one or more of the cairns may have been used as a burial mound. The discovery of a quern and fragments of pottery suggest that there may also have been a Roman settlement in the area.

Reference number:N9253
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Whittington


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