Keys to the Past

Camp Hill Iron Age defended settlement near Catcherside (Kirkwhelpington)

Between 2000 and 3000 years ago, during what archaeologists call the Iron Age, people lived in this defended settlement or hillfort, surrounded by a ditch and rampart. Cord rig earthworks can be seen outside the settlement. Camp Hill is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9422
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Archaeological survey of Hartington Moor 1996; P J Fowler and K D Strutt
FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington


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