Keys to the Past

Needle's Eye Iron Age enclosure (Berwick upon Tweed)

An aerial photograph of this site shows a cropmark of a large enclosure surrounded by several ditches. A geophysical survey of the site in 2004 successfully identified parts of the cropmark and excavations in 2005 found buried remains. These showed

Reference number:N2401
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, North Road Industrial Estate 2004; Bullen
GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, North Road Industrial Estate 2004; GSB Prospection
TRIAL TRENCH, North Road Industrial Estate 2005; Pre-Construct Archaeology
EXCAVATION, An archaeological excavation at North Road Industrial Estate, Berwick-upon-Tweed 2005; Pre-Construct Archaeology

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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