Keys to the Past

Anglo-Saxon burial near Barrasford (Chollerton)

This mound of stones was originally a Bronze Age burial mound, but when it was excavated in the mid-19th century the remains of an Anglo-Saxon burial dating to the sixth or seventh centuries AD were found. Finds included the remains of a shield, a sword and a knife. Anglo-Saxon burials of this period are rare finds in Northumberland.

Reference number:N9302
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton

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