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11711


Newcastle


Newcastle, Nuns Moor, slit trenches


Newcastle


NZ26NW


Defence


Trench


Slit Trench


Modern


C20


Earthwork


A group of four trenches visible as very slight earthwork ditches and grass marks adjacent to the site of the POW camp (HER 5891). The trenches are zig-zag in pattern measuring up to 20m long and 0.7m wide. Two other trenches are visible on the southern part of Hunter's Moor - possibly practice trenches.


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English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1029846; Aerial Photograph RAF 3G/TUD/UK/147 5459 15-APR-1946; RCHME, 1995. Town Moor Survey

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