Keys to the Past

Later prehistoric field banks and hollow way at Wolf Crag (Kirkwhelpington)

Between 200 and 6000 years ago, during what archaeologists call the later prehistoric period, people laid out a field system here which included boundary banks of stone and earth. A hollow way has been created where an area alongside one bank was used as a trackway for many years.

Reference number:N9467
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington

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