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Monument Number 890857

Hob Uid: 890857
Location :
Rochdale
Rochdale
Heywood
Grid Ref : SD8330014900
Summary : A Bronze Age cairn on Wind Hill. The remains of the ruined cairn, which was recorded in the late 1960s as being circa 10 metres in diameter and ciirca 0.6 metres high, was excavated in 1968-1972 by the Bury Archaeological Group. The slabbed kerb was heightened and straightened on the east side to focus on an opening 1.8 metres wide, with it's own satellite kerb. Grave goods indicated a Beaker assemblage, and evidently accompanied surface inhumations. Two contiguous walled structures were found beneath the cairn.
More information : SD 833149 Kerbed and forecourted 'pear-shaped' cairn at 980ft OD on Wind Hill. The remains of the ruined cairn was 34ft in diameter, 2ft high and were excavated in 1968-1972 by the Bury Archaeological Group. The slabbed kerb was heightened and straightened on the east side to focus on an opening 6ft wide, with it's own satellite kerb. Grave goods indicated a Beaker assemblage, and evidently accompanied surface inhumations. Two contiguous walled structures were found beneath the cairn. (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Barnes B 1982 Man and the Changing Landscape (107-8) plan University of Liverpool, Dept of Prehistoric Archaeology Work Notes 3 Wallasey: Eaton Press
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Source Number : 1a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Tyson N 1980 Excavation of a cairn at Wind Hill, Haywood, Lancs Gtr Mches Archaeol Group Publication 1
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Cairn, Inhumation
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Monument Period Name : Prehistoric
Display Date : Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -500000
Monument Type : Building
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 81 SW 18
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Associated Activities : WIND HILL,HEYWOOD
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1968-01-01
End Date : 1972-12-31