Keys to the Past

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

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.




See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill


Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.