Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N9851
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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