Keys to the Past

Piercebridge (Piercebridge)

Piercebridge © DCC 2007
Piercebridge © DCC 2007

The Roman (AD43 to 410) fort at Piercebridge was probably built in the 1st century AD, although no remains of this date have been found. Most remains from this site belong to around 300AD or later. It is close to the Roman road known as Dere Street. A stone wall, traces of which can still be seen, surrounded the fort. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.

Reference number:D1536
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1002365

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Piercebridge


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