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Roman period enclosure, East Greenleighton (Rothley with Hollinghill)

A roughly rectangular earthwork enclosure stands at the edge of the Fallowlees Burn valley. It has one rampart and a ditch around it, with an entrance on the east side. It is probably a farmstead built by native Britons during the Roman period.

Reference number:N10788
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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill

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