NT9207 : Eastern ramparts of hillfort, Camp Knowe

taken 23 days ago, near to Alwinton, Northumberland, Great Britain

Eastern ramparts of hillfort, Camp Knowe
Eastern ramparts of hillfort, Camp Knowe
View towards Clennell Hill and Silverton Hill.
Hillfort at Camp Knowe
Remains of an Iron Age univallate hillfort are situated, at approx, 250m above sea-level, upon the highest part of a south-west projecting spur of Clennell Hill, from which it is separated by a saddle. The site is naturally defended upon the north-west side by precipitous slopes which fall to the valley of the River Alwin. It overlooks falling slopes to the east and south and is overlooked by Clennell Hill beyond the saddle from the north-east. Original entrances lie in the S and SE sides of the fort. A low bank runs from both entrances towards the centre of the site, where the stone foundations of up to three circular houses 7m in diameter are visible, all with entrances in their SE sides.
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 January, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hill Fort 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9258 0778 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:21.8379N 2:7.1161W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9256 0777
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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