Keys to the Past

Cord rig by Pont Gallon Burn (Greenhead)

A possible area of cord rig cultivation has been discovered by aerial photography near Benks Hills, north of Hadrian's Wall. It seems to cover an area of about 0.3 hectares.

Reference number:N12300
Historical period: Prehistoric (500000BC to 43AD)
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Greenhead

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