The Heugh (Hedley-on-the-Hill)
The Heugh is probably an Iron Age hillfort. Many earlier worked flint tools have also been found here. Few earthworks remain to be seen, though a large ditch runs along the north side. The other sides are protected by natural slopes.
|Historical period:||Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Broad Oak Quarry 2008; Archaeological Research Services|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Hedley-on-the-Hill
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