Keys to the Past

Battle of Haildon Hill (Berwick upon Tweed)

This is the site of a battle between the English and the Scottish fought in 1333. King Edward III defeated the Scots who were led by Archibald Douglas. It is though that nearly 10,000 Scottish men were killed. In 1933 a memorial was put up to remember the battle. This is a Registered Battlefield.

Reference number:N2427
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Registered Battlefield
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; E Geary

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

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