Keys to the Past

World War I practice trenches (Cartington)

Several networks of trenches survive on the moor above Rothbury. They were built as practice trenches in World War I and comprise zigzag ditches and banks.

Reference number:N2872
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cartington


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