Tyne and Wear HER(618): Summerhill, cist (5) - Details
Summerhill, cist (5)
Religious Ritual and Funerary
On 13 November 1939 a cist was uncovered at Summerhill sand quarry, but was not properly recorded or published. Cocks recorded that this cist, which measured 2 feet 11 in x 2 feet 1 in, was found empty. It was placed in hils garden at Lilac Cottage, Barmoor Lane.
<< HER 618 >> Photo Evening Chronicle, 1939, 13.xi.1939 Photo Newcastle Journal,1939, The Cist of the Bronze Age... 14.xi.1939, p. 5 col. 3 W.A. Cocks, 1952, Cocks' letters etc. - Gateshead Library Local Studies Museum of Antiquities Accession Cards, 1972, Bewes Hill Cist... 1972.34H