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Social Cottage Burial Cairn

Period: Bronze Age

NGR Easting: 242140

NGR Northing: 483430

Description: Bronze Age burial mound. This burial mound stands at the edge of a cultivated field. Agricultural activity has in the past encroached on its eastern side, but it still survives to a maximum diameter of 19m and is 1.5m high. Fragments of urns inverted over secondary burials have in the past been found near the top of the mound. Below these a stone cist was also found.

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Site & Monument Type: Burial Cairn, Cisted

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: 0645.00


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