Keys to the Past

Knock Hill promontory camp (Cheviotside)

These are the remains of a small promontory fort overlooking the River Breamish. There is a small rampart along the top of the steep sides, with two very strong ramparts on the north side. There is an entrance to the east. Beyond the double rampart is a wall of stones upon an earth bank. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1292
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside


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