Keys to the Past

Bronze Age urn (Corbridge)

In 1809, in a field between Aydon Fell House and Aydon White House, workmen found a Bronze Age cinerary urn with its mouth facing downwards. Inside it was another, smaller urn, also facing downwards and a few bones lay inside. Unfortunately, the pots fell to pieces when they were moved.

Reference number:N9960
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge


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