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Hob on the Hill

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery


The Hob on the Hill mounds were opened by Canon Atkinson in 1863.
In the southern mound he found five burial deposits;
A cremation accompanied by a flint knife.
A cremation accompanied by a pygmy cup, a bone pin & an arrow head.
An unaccompanied cremation.
Another unaccompanied cremation.
An empty food vessel.

In the northern mound Atkinson found a cremation in a collared urn which he declared to be 'the most perfect I have ever seen at all'. He also found a pygmy cup and cremated bone.

All information blagged from-
Bronze Age Burial Mounds in Cleveland
By G.M. Crawford
Published by Cleveland County Council Archaeology Section 1980
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
21st January 2004ce

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