Keys to the Past

Enclosures and earthworks, Catcleugh (Kielder)

On the north bank of the Cat Cleugh, at an unknown period in the past, people created a semi-circular enclosure surrounded by a bank. West of this enclosure are the remains of a post-medieval farmhouse, visible today as earthworks. The field boundaries associated with this farm extend through the semi-circular enclosure, proving that it must have been built before the post-medieval farm was laid out.

Reference number:N6280
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder

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