Cairnfield 730m South East of Burntshield Haugh


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Northumberland County Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SJ931931 (393093, 552670)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.8687, -2.10763

Nearest Postcode

NE47 0JB

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A Bronze Age cairnfield situated on gently sloping ground on the western edge of Burntshieldhaugh Fell, overlooking the valley of Devil's Water to the south. The cairnfield is visible as the remains of at least ten circular cairns of stone and earth construction. The cairns vary between 2 metres to 3.5 metres in diameter and stand to a maximum height of 0.3 metres. Scheduled.

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