The Excavations of Cairns at Blawearie, Old Bewick, Northumberland

Authors: Hewitt, I., Beckensall, S.G., Gale, J., Turner, J. and Nye, S.

Journal: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society

Volume: 62

Pages: 255-274

ISSN: 0079-497X

Abstract:

Blawearie Cairn was first excavated by Canon William Greenwell in 1865.His findings indicated that the cairn was a cist cemetery of the Early Bronze Age. Recent excavation has demonstrated that the cairn was originally a kerb circle and that the funerary rites were not necessarily its prime function.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/9947/

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Iain Hewitt

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