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Pike House camp (Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst)

The camp, or enclosure, at Pike House dates to the Iron Age. It is roughly circular in plan and enclosed by two ramparts with an entrance through the east and north sides. The ramparts have been ploughed down and little remains of them today, but the ditch is more noticeable. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10754
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst

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