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Long Crags prehistoric settlement (Earle)

These are the remains of a Bronze Age and Iron Age settlement standing to the south-east of Long Crags. There are six hut circles lying up to 15m apart. These survive as earth and stone banks. All except one hut circle have east facing entrances and three of these are marked by very large boulders These buildings are Scheduled Monuments protected by law.

Reference number:N1760
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Field Survey in Northumberland 1979

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Source of Reference
Local History of Earle


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