Keys to the Past

Horsley Wood (Horsley)

This is the site of an Iron Age hillfort. It was discovered in 1989 during survey of an ancient woodland. It stands on a hill above Howdene Burn, close to its junction with the Tyne. It is surrounded by a large bank and ditch.

Reference number:N10919
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Horsley


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