Cambridgeshire
& the Isle of Ely
Timeline

The Bronze Age (2000-600 B.C.)

Note: All entries in this colour cover other areas as well as Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely and can be regarded as general historic information.

Period

Dates

Events

The Bronze Age
(2000-600 B.C.)

 

Three timber causeways built at Ely. Round burial barrows found along the Icknield Way mainly Thriplow Heath, the Fleam Dyke, at Wilbraham, Snailwell and Chippenham.

 

Middle Bronze Age
(1500-1000 B.C.)

Pure gold torc found at Gruntry Fen.

 

Late Bronze Age
(1000-600 B.C.)

Shields found at Coveney and Chatteris.

 

 


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