Keys to the Past

Cross dyke south of Campville (Harbottle)

This cross dyke earthwork was built by Bronze Age people, possibly to create an enclosed area for grazing animals. A ditch with a bank on its eastern side encloses a triangular-shaped tract of land between two streams. This earthwork is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1153
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Harbottle

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