Tyne and Wear HER(5481): Hylton Castle hill, World War One Trenches - Details
Hylton Castle hill, World War One Trenches
On the brow of the hill above Hylton Castle, "in entrenchments made during the war (i.e. World War 1), there was found "a magnificent gritstone adze" (HER 382).
<< HER 5481 >> H. Preston, 1929, Flint work-sites in North-East Durham, The Vasculum, Vol. 15, no. 4, p. 141 H. Preston, 1932, Re-chipped Greenstone Axes, The Vasculum, Vol. 18, no. 1, p. 20 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 61, no. 5.2 Archaeological Services University of Durham, 2003, Hylton Lane, Downhill, Sunderland, Archaeological Assessment