The Curricks camp, Hartleyburn (Hartleyburn)
The Curricks is an earthwork enclosure, almost rectangular in shape. It has two banks and a ditch around it and an entrance through the east side. Inside the enclosure are two platforms and some low banks or walls. This was probably a small farm built in the Iron Age or Roman period, but has been reused in medieval times. A medieval shieling has been built into the bank near the entrance and two long banks seem to form a much larger outer enclosure to the west. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Hartleyburn
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