Birkrigg Common, Urswick, Cumbria

NGR: SD 2868 7439

NMR: SD27 SE 61

SMR: C 2359

Excavation: J.S. Erskine and J. Wood, 1935.

Curation: Barrow in Furness Museum

Burials: MNI: 1 (adult)

Finds: : 1 (adult).

Date: Post-medieval (1)

14C: 345 bp (OxA-V2137-27) on human bone.


Blockley, S.M. (2006) Living and Dying in Transition: Funerary Behaviour, Subsistence and Landscape Use in Britain 16,000-6,000 Cal BP. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Bradford.

Erskine, J.S. & Wood, J. (1936) A Birkrigg burial. Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society 36: 151-157.

return to the index page.

Valid CSS!