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Carham Parish, Northumberland, United kIngdom


A food vessel from a Cist* at Howburn, Carham, is now in the British Museum

Howburn is a farm - no further information available.


Generally rectangular structure, normally used for burial purposes, and formed from stone slabs set on edge, and covered by one or more horizontal slabs or capstones. Cists may be built on the surface or sunk into the ground.

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