Iron Age or Roman settlement near Horsley Wood (Ovingham)
An aerial photograph the field immediately west of Horsley Wood shows cropmarks and earthworks. This is all that remains of a roughly rectangular enclosure, containing a round house. This site is probably an Iron Age or Roman settlement.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1961; J L Davidson
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R W Emsley
Source of Reference
Local History of Ovingham
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