Keys to the Past

Fairney Cleugh 1 prehistoric field system (Otterburn)

This area is known as Fairney Cleugh 1, and contains a later prehistoric field system of low stony banks, which includes Iron Age cord rig cultivation. This field system is associated with the Roman period settlements that it surrounds. These earthworks are part of a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N8251
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn


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