Ross Castle (camp)


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Post Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Northumberland County Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE081081 (408111, 625336)

WGS84 Coordinates

55.5217, -1.87152

Nearest Postcode

NE66 4EG

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On the east side of Ros Castle, on the highest point of the hill, is a platform of large undressed blocks, 6 metres by 2 metres by 0.6 metres high. Field investigations in 1990 found this to be a modern cairn superimposed upon a slight rise in the ground which may be the remains of a post medieval beacon stance.

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