NZ0770 : Field pond, Ouston

taken 6 years ago, near to Stamfordham, Northumberland, Great Britain

Field pond, Ouston
Field pond, Ouston
Pike Hill, behind, was the site of a Bronze Age tumulus. Excavation of the mound in 1926 revealed two burial cists containing human bones and also an urn, which is now lost. Some of the stone slabs, which formed the cists, were carved with cup and ring patterns. One incised slab was presented to the Museum of Antiquities in Newcastle and is recorded here LinkExternal link and as a 3D model here LinkExternal link
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NZ0770, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0739 7046 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.7170N 1:53.1558W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0737 7046
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Cup and Ring Marked Stones 

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