Keys to the Past

Promontory fort (Lowick)

Aerial photographs of this site show the cropmarks of a possible Iron Age promontory fort above Hetton Burn. The slope to the west forms the boundary. At least four ditches are visible on the south-east side, but only two on the north-east.

Reference number:N3834
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Lowick

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