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7759


N Tyneside


Killingworth, Castle Field, possible iron age enclosure


Killingworth


NZ27SE


Monument



Enclosure?


Prehistoric?


Iron Age?


Placename Evidence


Maps and documents of 1604, 1809 and 1822 name ‘Castle Field’ in this vicinity. This place-name suggests that a structure or earthwork, perhaps of prehistoric or medieval date may once have been visible in the vicinity. It is possible that this place-name may be identified with ‘The Chesters’ place-name centred on NZ 2904 7174.


2952


7170


NZ29527170



Archaeology Department, Tyne and Wear Museums, 1996, N. Tyneside: Dudley-Holystone Water Main – Assessment of Archaeological Potential. Unpublished report for Northumbrian Water, p.5, Fig. 4. (T&W HER 1996/17) Hodgson J, 1822, History of Northumberland pt. 2, Vol. 2. Newcastle upon Tyne. Northumberland County History, Vol. 9, 1909, p. 25; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2014, West Shiremoor (North), Shiremoor - archaeological assessment; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2014, West Shiremoor (North), North Tyneside - Archaeological Evaluation; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2014, West Shiremoor (North), North Tyneside - Geophysical Survey

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