Tyne and Wear HER(20): Sunderland, Humbledon Hill, inhumations - Details
Sunderland, Humbledon Hill, inhumations
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Near the Humbledon Hill barrow and cinerary urns [HER ref. 8] it is reported that two skeletons of a great size were discovered, and also a short iron knife with a curved handle [HER ref. 21]. Mitchell also noted that a prehistoric burial had been found on Humbledon Hill in 1750, but gave no reference. Although probably prehistoric, there is nothing to show whether the burials were associated with the barrow.
<< HER 20 >> W.C. Mitchell, 1919, History of Sunderland p. 9 Geoquest 2000, Archaeological Assessment for ... Humbledon Hill, Sunderland