Hewitt, I., Beckensall, S.G., Gale, J., Turner, J. and Nye, S., 1996. The Excavations of Cairns at Blawearie, Old Bewick, Northumberland. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 62, pp. 255-274.
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Blawearie Cairn was first excavated by Canon William Greenwell in 1865.His findings indicated that the cairn was a cist cemetery of the Early Bronze Age. Recent excavation has demonstrated that the cairn was originally a kerb circle and that the funerary rites were not necessarily its prime function.
|Subjects:||History > Archaeology|
|Group:||Faculty of Science & Technology|
|Deposited By:||Mrs Jean Harris|
|Deposited On:||31 May 2009 18:26|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2014 14:44|
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