Keys to the Past

Romano-British Settlement (Whitton and Tosson)

This enclosure is probably the remains of a Roman period settlement. It stands on the summit of the ridge called Birky Ridge. The settlement is visible as a hut circle and a series of curving stone and earth banks. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10744
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Prehistoric (500000BC to 43AD)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson


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