Tyne and Wear HER(17197): Cleadon, Cleadon Mill oval enclosure - Details
Cleadon, Cleadon Mill oval enclosure
Agriculture and Subsistence
Oval enclosure, measuring 25m east to west and 13m north to south. Central depression with raised collar with stonework under the surface, suggesting a walled enclosure. Shape and proximity to Cleadon Mill Farm would suggest a pond but interior was not boggy and feature is not annotaed as containing water on the First Edition plan. Possibly a paddock or sheep stell. May date to 17th-18th century.
Northern Archaeological Associates, 2015, The Cleadon Village Atlas; First Edition Ordnance Survey Plan, 1855