Keys to the Past

Soldier's Fold (Hepple)

This is an Iron Age hillfort. A circular rampart surrounds the top of the hill. There is also a large ditch. The original entrance may have been at the south-west corner. The possible site of at least one hut can be seen inside the fort. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9700
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hepple


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