NZ2223 : Shackleton Beacon Hill. Redworth Woods

near to Redworth, Darlington, Great Britain

Shackleton Beacon Hill. Redworth Woods
Shackleton Beacon Hill. Redworth Woods
West of Redworth Hall,In the 18th century a windmill stood on the summit of the Iron Age (800BC-AD43)hillfort of Shackleton Beacon. Although now covered in trees the presence of a windmill means they must once have been cleared. The remains of the windmill were turned into a gezebo,folly (1794). The ruined remains of the site survive with some details of windows and plaster still to be seen
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Wednesday, 3 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 3 May, 2006
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WGS84: 54:36.2074N 1:38.8215W
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