Beacon Hill Round Barrow, on the South West Side of the Cemetery


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Bowl Barrow

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County Council (Unitary)

North East Lincolnshire Council


North East Lincolnshire

Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

OV299299 (529944, 408099)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.5532, -0.0382645

Nearest Postcode

DN35 9HL

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Beacon Hill bowl barrow excavated in 1935 and found to contain 5 Bronze Age cinerary urns. Neolithic flints and possible Roman or saxon sherds were also found. A late 6th or 7th century cinerary urn was found among the barrows in 1935, presumably a secondary inhumation. Used as a beacon in the Post-Mediaeval period.

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