Keys to the Past

Baldersdale, Briar Dykes (Romaldkirk)

This earthwork enclosure stands on the summit of the hill. It has an earth bank and a ditch. The ditch probably originally contained a wooden palisade. This site is probably the remains of an Iron Age (800BC to AD43) settlement. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Reference number:D3048
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016614

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Source of Reference
Local History of Romaldkirk


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