Tyne and Wear HER(16666): Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, enclosure - Details
Penshaw, Penshaw Hill, enclosure
Circular enclosure visible on aerial photographs and on the ground. The south-east side is more pronounced that the north-west side. Survived as a raised bank, standing c.0.4m high, although not as well preserved on the north-west side. Measures approx. 10m across. No indication of function. Located in lowland area at the base of Penshaw Hill - may be stock related.
Archaeo-Environment Ltd, 2010, Historic Environment Survey for National Trust Properties, Tyne and Wear - Penshaw Monument; Phase Site Investigations, 2014, Hasting Hill, West Herrington and Penshaw Hill, Sunderland - Geophysical Survey