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Roman dam and aqueduct system, Castleside, Healeyfield (Castleside)

A dam made of a bank of clay, faced with stone, has been found here. It is probably of Roman date and is connected with a Roman aqueduct running to Lanchester Roman fort. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.

Reference number:D1869
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1005582

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Source of Reference
Local History of Castleside


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