Keys to the Past

Promontory Fort and boundary (Horncliffe)

The remains of an Iron Age promontory fort lie on a spur of land overlooking the River Tweed. The slight earthwork remains of ditches and defences can still be seen and a prehistoric or Roman period boundary ditch

Reference number:N2208
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Prehistoric (500000BC to 43AD)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Horncliffe

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