Keys to the Past

Burnt mound, 1km north-east of Quarry House (Bavington)

Originally thought to be a burial cairn this monument has now been identified as a burnt mound, comprising fire-cracked stones. The mound dates from the Bronze Age and stands by the edge of the Throckrington Burn. It is roughly oval in plan, measuring 13m

Reference number:N9540
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; F H Colquhoun
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; B H Pritchard



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bavington


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