Burgh Hill Fort
Iron Age Fort
This fort, probably Iron Age, stands atop Burgh Hill near Teviothead. The area is rich with earthworks from ancient settlements.
On the same hill, just a short distance away, is Burgh Hill stone circle.
Ramparts protected a significant settlement, except on the northwest side where the hill falls away sharply.
1/6 A view of the northeastern ramparts.
2/6 The northwestern side of the fort has fewer man-made defences, having the advantage of a steep slope. Looking southwest.
3/6 The northwestern slope, looking northeast.
4/6 The southeastern ditch, looking southwest along the long edge of the fort from the top of the inner rampart.
5/6 The same view, but from the bottom of the ditch.
6/6 The hillfort seen from the direction of the <A href="burghhilllcircle.html">Burgh Hill stone circle</A>.