Bowes Moor, Vale House (Bowes Moor)
This is a small Roman (AD43 to 410) signal station. It was one of a group of similar sites forming a chain between Bowes and Brough. The site is an oval enclosure marked by a slight earth bank. It would probably originally have contained a wooden tower. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Monument|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016464
|Event(s):||Roman Military North Project 1971 - 1985; Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England|
Source of Reference
Local History of Bowes Moor
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