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Maelmin Henge Reconstruction

<b>Maelmin Henge Reconstruction</b>Posted by pebblesfromheavenImage © Pebblethief
Nearest Town:Coldstream (12km WNW)
OS Ref (GB):   NT940337 / Sheets: 74, 75
Latitude:55° 35' 48.33" N
Longitude:   2° 5' 42.81" W

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Yesterday I (and 50 others) had the privilege to be shown around Maelmin by it's creator, Clive Waddington. The henge is based on the excavations at the Coupland henge.
There is now a Mesolithic hut on the site which is based on a hut that Clive has excavated at Howick.
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
31st March 2003ce
Edited 9th April 2003ce

Maelmin is situated in the middle of the Milfield plain, part of the Till Valley. Today, it is a reconstruction of the Milfield North Henge. In the past it has been many things, Including a Royal Town.

Interesting to see beside the modern plantation, but step back and imagine how it must have looked, with the backdrop of the Cheviots - an awesome site.

The henge is 33 metres in Diameter with 21 outer posts and a ring of 30 inner postswith ditches and banks.

A reconstruction, with a short "timeline walk" but worth seeing. No dogs though which is disappointing for me. You can get info in the village of Milfield at the cafe
moey Posted by moey
16th January 2002ce

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Don't forget to get your coffee in the Milfield Country Cafe and enjoy a small information stand about the history of the area and/or buy there Cliff Waddington's very informative booklet "Land of Legend, Discovering ancient Northumberland". rockartuk Posted by rockartuk
10th April 2003ce
Edited 10th April 2003ce

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The Howick Project


An account of the reconstruction of the mesolithic dwelling at Maelmin.
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
7th May 2003ce
Edited 7th May 2003ce

Ford and Etal Estates: Maelmin Heritage Trail & Henge


broen Posted by broen
9th April 2003ce
Edited 9th April 2003ce