Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N9745
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.




See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon


Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.