Keys to the Past

Roman period native settlement on Loansdean Hill, Mitford (Mitford)

Between 1500 and 2000 years ago, native farmers lived in a round house here, within a square-shaped enclosure surrounded by a ditch. The remains of the settlement can be seen as cropmarks on an aerial photograph.

Reference number:N11277
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Mitford

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