NY8369 : Cist, Howden Hill

taken 5 months ago, 5 km from Newbrough, Northumberland, Great Britain

Cist, Howden Hill
Cist, Howden Hill
A possible Bronze Age burial cist located close to the sheepfold on Howden Hill. It is deeply cut, uncovered, and lined with huge stone slabs. Does the fact that it has remained unfilled by vegetation and soil mean that it had some later agricultural use? There is a setting of large stones nearby NY8369 : Cairn and sheepfold on Howden Hill as well as a group of Bronze Age round cairns and two cup-marked boulders.
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type:geograph 
Date Taken
Saturday, 4 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Grassland  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Archaeology 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8308 6965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.2660N 2:15.9702W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 83109 69699
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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