Round Cairn, 150m East of Kingscrag Gate
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County Council (Unitary)
Northumberland County Council
SJ796796 (379623, 570841)
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Three Bronze Age round cairns surviving as structures. Round cairn 150m E of Kingscrag Gate. RSM No 20978. The cairn is composed of loose stone and is 10m in diameter and up to 0.8m high. There is a hollow in the centre, the result of partial 19th century excavation. A large broken slab which lies in the centre of the hollow is the cover stone of a cist or coffin. Round cairn 150m ESE of Kingscrag Gate. RSM No 20979. The cairn is 10m in diameter and up to 0.5m high. Part of the north half has been disturbed by stone robbing and there are traces of a later enclosure built against the east side of the cairn. Round cairn 120m ENE of Kingscrag Gate. RSM No 20980. The cairn, composed of loose stone, is 9m in diameter and up to 0.6m high. There is a hollow in the centre, the result of partial 19th excavation.
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