English Heritage Battlefield Report: Homildon Hill 1402

  • Description

    "...The Battle of Homildon Hill took place between one and two miles west of Wooler in Northumberland. Homildon Hill, now called Humbleton Hill, is a foothill of the Cheviots and rises steeply from the plain below to a height of almost a thousand feet. Harehope Hill, from which the English archers poured deadly shot upon the Scots, is of a similar height and a short distance away to the north-west, separated from Humbleton Hill by a steep-sided dale. Beneath both hills to the north is a plain created by the confluence of the River Glen and the River Till...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://content.historicengland.org.uk/content/docs/battlefields/homildon.pdf
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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