Keys to the Past

Enclosure (Blyth)

The remains of an enclosure can be seen on aerial photographs on a river terrace above the River Blyth. It is visible as a cropmark and has a broad ditch with one or two entrances. Inside the enclosure are faint traces of a possible pit. The enclosure may be a Neolithic henge-type monument.

Reference number:N11763
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Hathery Lane: Archaeological Assessment 1992; The Archaeological Practice

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth


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