Iron Age Defended Settlement in Camp Plantation, 350m North West of North Charlton Mill

Northumberland

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Iron Age
Univallate Hillfort

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Northumberland County Council

Parish

Eglingham

Parliamentary Constituency

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Grid Reference

SE162162 (416229, 623179)

WGS84 Coordinates

55.5021, -1.74305

Nearest Postcode

NE67 5HW

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Notes

Iron Age univallate defensive enclosure in Camp Plantation surviving as an earthwork. The site is roughly triangular in shape measuring 125m by 113m. The south side is naturally protected by a steap bank to the streem. The bank on the north side is 12m wide and 4m high and on the south east side 1.5m to 3m high. There are two entrances one to the south and one to the north. Internally there is a linear bank of earth and stones 3m wide and 0.4m high which runs into the centre of the enclosure. Scheduled.

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