Keys to the Past

Greta Bridge Vicus (Greta Bridge)

This is the site of civillian settlement standing outside the Roman fort of Maglona. The foundations of roads and buildings dating to the 2nd century or later have been found. Many fragments of pottery and evidence for metalworking have also been recovered. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.

Reference number:D1928
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1019074
Event(s):Greta Bridge geophysical survey, between roads
Archaeological Watching Brief at Brignall Lane, Greta Bridge 2012; Pre-Construct Archaeology
Geophysical survey at Greta Bridge Roman Fort, County Durham 2013; GSB Prospection Ltd

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