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Defended settlement north-west of Chester Cottage (Denwick)

An Iron Age defended settlement stands on the top of a small promontory. It is roughly circular in plan measuring 58m by 55m across. Around the settlement are two ramparts, or banks, of earth and stone and two ditches. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N4427
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Denwick


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