Keys to the Past

Cropmarks (Meldon)

Aerial photographs of this site show the cropmarks of a roughly circular enclosure on the summit of Whittle Hill. They are probably the remains of an Iron Age settlement. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N11038
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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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Meldon


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