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Barrow Cemetery (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Penston

Classification Barrow Cemetery (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Canmore ID 133575

Site Number NT47SW 57

NGR NT 44185 72168

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Gladsmuir
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT47SW 57 NT 44185 72168

The cropmarks of a possible barrow cemetery have been recorded from aerial photographs in a field SW and adjacent to Penston Farm (RCAHMSAP 1994). The cemetery consists of what maybe the cropmarks of three round barrows some 150m from the E field edge, together with a possible square barrow situated slightly further to the W.

Information from RCAHMS (JH) 8 September 1998.


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