Keys to the Past

Hips Heugh rectilinear enclosure (Craster)

This enclosure has been identified from aerial photographs. It survives as a cropmark and is rectilinear in shape, measuring about 60m by 55m. There seems to be an entrance through the east side and one or two circular houses inside.

Reference number:N5689
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Craster

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