Defended settlement south-west of Haining (Elsdon)
The remains of an Iron Age defended settlement stand just below the top of a hill near Haining. The irregular enclosure has one rampart around it that stands 1.5m high, a ditch, and traces of a counterscarp bank on the outside. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|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 Elsdon