The Countess Pillar

Cumbria

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Cemetery
Neolithic

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Cumbria County Council

District Council

Eden District Council

Parish

Brougham

Parliamentary Constituency

Penrith and The Border

Grid Reference

SJ546546 (354616, 528957)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.6536, -2.7035

Nearest Postcode

CA10 2AB

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Notes

Rescue excavations in 1966-67 at Brougham discovered over 200 burials mostly cremations dating from the 2nd to 4th centuries. Inscriptions and sculptures were also found along with pottery, glass, jewellery and an enamelled bronze cup. Neolithic flints and pottery present.

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