Keys to the Past

Cairns at Black Down Flow (Kirkwhelpington)

Between 2000 and 6000 years ago, during what archaeologists call the later prehistoric period, people created these two cairns which may have been used for burial of the dead.

Reference number:N9483
Historical period: UNCERTAIN

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington

Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.