Bolam Low House (Belsay)
This large rectangular earthwork is about 40m square and marked out by a ditch on all four sides. The entrance is in the centre of the eastern side. There is no sign of any occupation inside the site. On the western side the enclosure has been damaged by a modern drainage channel. There is no direct dating evidence for this site, but similar sites in Northumberland are believed to have been used during the Roman period.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|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|
Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay
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