NT2142 : Iron Age Settlement

3 km from Hallyne, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Iron Age Settlement
Iron Age Settlement
This settlement in the centre of the photo is at an altitude of 250 metres on the western slopes of White Meldon hill. It consists of a low earth embankment with some stonework whilst originally there were timber round houses in the enclosed central area. Black Meldon hill with an altitude of 407 metres can be seen in the background across the valley. There are many prehistoric forts and settlements in the area.
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2010
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 November, 2010
Category
Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 213 428 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.3601N 3:15.0867W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 215 429
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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