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Romano-British settlement on Loundon Hill (Netherton with Biddlestone)

This settlement is Romano-British in date and consists of two roughly circular enclosures and the remains of two circular houses. The remains are very well preserved with walls standing to 1m high. This was probably a small farmstead with accommodation for a family and their livestock. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1067
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; B H Pritchard

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone
Local History of Netherton with Biddlestone

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