NT8826 : Hillfort on Sinkside Hill

taken 1 year ago, near to Hethpool, Northumberland, Great Britain

Hillfort on Sinkside Hill
Hillfort on Sinkside Hill
The stone structure in the foreground forms part of the ramparts of an Iron Age Hillfort which until recently was almost totally surrounded by conifers. Since the photograph at LinkExternal link was taken the conifers on and to the west of the summit have been felled giving a slightly better view of the surrounding area. The prominent conical shaped hill in the mid distance is part of Blackhaggs Rigg and is itself the site of an Iron Age Hillfort. For a selection of detailed free to download walking routes in the area visit LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8840 2626 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:31.7960N 2:11.1192W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8841 2632
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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