Keys to the Past

High Rigg Bronze Age cairn (Hepple)

This is a mound of stones on a hill to the north-east of Darden Lough. It is unclear whether this was the site of a medieval pele tower, or as is more likely, the remains of a Bronze Age burial mound.

Reference number:N9691
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hepple

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