Keys to the Past

Boundary stones and boundary ditch (Kielder)

A line of stones inscribed with `N' for Northumberland on one side and `S' for Scotland on the other can be seen here, marking a previous border between Northumberland and Scotland. At the same location, the remains of a ditch can be seen. Archaeologists don't known when these border markers were created.

Reference number:N6286
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder

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