Keys to the Past

Cord rig plough marks, Grindon (Haydon)

Farmers in the Iron Age period ploughed small plots of land here creating narrow ridges and furrows known as cord rig.

Reference number:N7588
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon


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