Keys to the Past

Possible Roman road (Bywell)

An overgrown stone culvert is thought to lie on the site of a suspected Roman road. The site was excavated in 1990 and a 6m wide road was uncovered. It had a camber, rough kerbs and a large ditch along each side, and several 4th century Roman coins were discovered.

Reference number:N10093
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell

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