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Castle Hill (Elsdon)

The remains of a sub-rectangular enclosure stand on the top of Castle Hill. It has been described as both an Iron Age feature and as a Roman period native enclosure. It has a rampart with an outer ditch, with traces of a second rampart on the north and south sides. The earthwork has been partly quarried, which makes a clear interpretation of the site difficult.

Reference number:N9743
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon


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