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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.

Reference number:D2510
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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bowes Moor


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