Tyne and Wear HER(326): Houghton-le-Spring, inhumations from Halfway House - Details
Houghton-le-Spring, inhumations from Halfway House
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Parson and White's trade directory of 1828 refers to a find of human skeletons, with bones & deerhorns, found in a sand hole at Half-Way House, between Houghton and Newbottle to the east of the Colliery.
<< HER 326 >> W. Parson & W. White, 1828, Durham and Northumberland, Vol. I, p. 266 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 67, no. 3