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HEAVENFIELD

HEAVENFIELD
HEAVENFIELD

Site of the Battle of Heavenfield in 634AD between the Anglo-Saxon Northumbrians under King Oswald and the British led by Cadwallon.  There is a small church, St Oswald's, on the site.  It also marks the start (or end) of a long distance footpath between Heavenfield and Holy Island (Lindisfarne).

Location/Address: About a mile east of Chollerford on the B6318
County: Northumberland
Post Code: NE46
Main Historic Period: Dark Ages
Link to featured article: Heavenfield
Tip/Nearby: Hadrian's Wall, Chesters Roman Fort
Primary Management: Unknown
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