Keys to the Past

Trickley Hill Iron Age defensive site, Lilburn (Tillside)

Between 2000 and 3000 thousand years ago, during what archaeologists call the Iron Age, people built this defensive site surrounded by a rampart and a ditch. People may have lived here, but there are no traces remaining of any houses inside the rampart. Trickley Hill Camp is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N3285
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; A S Phillips
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; B H Pritchard
FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside


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