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Parish of Lambley

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Castle Hill Castle Hill McKenzie’s History 61 Chains S.West of An eminence a little east of
Castle Hill Mr. Whitfield Moss House the River South Tyne on which are the
Castle Hill Mr. O. Teasdale remains of a British Camp.
Castle Hill Whites Directory
Whites Directory
Camp British Camp McKenzie’s History 61 Chains South West The remains of an ancient British
(Remains of) British Camp Mr. Whitfield of Moss House Camp situated on rising ground
British Camp Mr. O. Teasdale west of the River South Tyne
(Remains of) which is defended on three sides by a
The area of this little Feature is rectangular but only natural slope viz the north South
35 yds by 24. On three sides it is defended by 3 and west sides and on the east by a
escarpments, on the East and partly on the South it is cut deep Trench
off from the Main Land by a ditch 60 feet wide and 25 The only remains are those
deep" Hodgsons Northumberland. of the trench.
"The auld fortress on Castle Hill defended on 3 sides
by the natural slope of the River Bank and on the fourth
by a deep dry trench" "White’s Directory"
John Davison
Sapper Royal Engineers

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