Keys to the Past

Cultivation terraces and farmstead (Cornhill-on-Tweed)

These terraces are scattered across a field near Kippie Hill and are associated with a farmstead. In the past they have been interpreted as a fortified enclosure but they are now thought to be agricultural remains of the medieval period.

Reference number:N722
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cornhill-on-Tweed

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