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Hilltop Fort, Hepburn


There is an Iron Age promontory fort (a type of fort incorporating natural defences, such as cliffs) on Hepburn Crags near the hamlet of Hepburn, about 1 mile south east of Chillingham. The fort is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The fort overlooks the 16th century ruins of Hepburn Bastle.

Hepburn Chillingham Historic Buildings and Monuments in Tillside Civil Parish
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Stile on climb up to fort

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The natural ramparts of the fort above Hepburn Farm

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Promontory fort, 551m east of Hepburn Cottage
- "The monument includes a promontory fort of Iron Age date, situated on the edge of Hepburn Crags on the western perimeter of Hepburn Moor. The fort is overlooked by a ...

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