Tyne and Wear HER(6815): Harton Down Hill - Details
Harton Down Hill
Agriculture and Subsistence
The farm is shown on Ordnance Survey first edition. Site now occupied by Down Hill Nursery School. The house was stone-built. Paths led from the farm to the fields on the Leas, where field boundary and ridge and furrow earthworks are still visible (HER 887). The fields were used for grazing and potatoes.
<< HER 6815 >> The Arbeia Society, 2004, Archaeological Survey of the coast from South Shields to Whitburn