Keys to the Past

Staniel Heugh unenclosed settlement (Corsenside)

A prehistoric round house stands on East Woodburn Common. It measures 9m in diameter and the walls stand up to 0.4m high. Around the cairn, especially on the east side, is a group of about 45 prehistoric field clearance cairns. These cairns stand up to 0.6m high. One partly robbed burial cairn also lies nearby. Associated with these remains are traces of cord rig cultivation lying in small plots.

Reference number:N9375
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
UNCERTAIN
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Field Survey in Northumberland 1981

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside


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