Keys to the Past

Hart Heugh settlement and field system (Earle)

A prehistoric settlement and a field system stand on the north shoulder of Hart Heugh. The settlement includes four hut circles and there are two enclosures and three clearance cairns nearby, which survive as earthworks. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1681
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Earle


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