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Later prehistoric defended site known as `Alnmouth Castle' Pine Hill, Lesbury (Lesbury)

Earthworks at Pine Hill, a spur of ground near Alnmouth may be the remains of artificial steepening. A bank across the neck of the spur creates an enclosed area, which may be a later prehistoric defended site. This site was given the name `Alnmouth Castle' at a later date.

Reference number:N5765
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury


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