Keys to the Past

Iron Age enclosure, Middleton (Belford with Middleton)

Between approximately 2500 and 3000 years ago, during a period archaeologists call the Iron Age, people created a roughly oval enclosure surrounded by a bank if earth and stones. Archaeologists don't known if the enclosure was a settlement or an animal enclosure, but they don't believe that it was a hillfort.

Reference number:N3742
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.




See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Belford with Middleton
Local History of Belford with Middleton


Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.