Keys to the Past

Iron Age enclosure, Shawdon Hill Farm, Hedgeley (Hedgeley)

Earthworks at Shawdon Hill Farm are all that remain of a bank which once enclosed a circular settlement, occupied by people over 2000 years ago, in what archaeologists call the Iron Age.

Reference number:N3247
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, An archaeological evaluation at Chatton Mill, Chatton 1999; PRE-CONSTRUCT ARCHAEOLOGY
FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley

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