Keys to the Past

The Stell (Rothley with Hollinghill)

These are the remains of an Iron Age and Roman period settlement standing on the top of Rothley Crags. There is an inner enclosure and two outer stone banks. It was used in medieval or post-medieval times as a beacon to warn against attacks along the Border.

Reference number:N10396
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill


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