Sunday, July 22, 2012

Open Day at Mellor

Mellor Archaeological Trust held an open day at Shaw Cairn (the burial mound on Cobden Edge) over the weekend and an exhibition of finds at Shaw Farm near New Mills Golf Club.
On hand to answer questions were archaeologists with flints dating back to the Mesolithic hunter gatherers who used the site and Donald Reed, the man who identified the amber necklace as a find of special significance when the Bronze Age burial mound was being excavated. (pictured)