Keys to the Past

Baldersdale, Briar Dykes (Romaldkirk)

This earthwork enclosure stands on the summit of the hill. It has an earthen bank and a ditch. The ditch probably originally contained a wooden palisade. This site is probably the remains of an Iron Age settlement. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law (1).

Reference number:D3048
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016614

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Romaldkirk

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