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HareHaugh Hillfort

Hillfort

Nearest Town:Alnwick (25km NE)
OS Ref (GB):   NY969998 / Sheet: 81
Latitude:55° 17' 31.73" N
Longitude:   2° 2' 55.76" W

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Volunteers shore up crumbling ramparts of landmark Northumberland hillfort


Volunteers from Northumberland National Park have seen the culmination of many years of work as major conservation started this week to repair the crumbling ramparts of Harehaugh Hillfort in Coquetdale... continues...
moss Posted by moss
7th June 2015ce

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A neolithic long cairn has recently been identified a few hundred metres to the south of the hillfort. This cairn may have played a role in the decision to place the stones of the nearby Five Kings alignment in their position overlooking Hareheugh hill. Hob Posted by Hob
17th November 2004ce
Edited 17th November 2004ce

This Hillfort had multiple lines of defence comprising rock cut ditches and stone faced ranparts. The hillfort overlies a Neolithic enclosure. Posted by BrigantesNation
10th August 2003ce

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Harehaugh Long Cairn excavation details


Northumberland National Parks details of the Harehaugh Long Cairn excavation including an interim excavation report from Durham University.
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
2nd December 2005ce