Devil's Causeway at Netherwitton (Netherwitton)
Five small trenches dug by archaeologists in 2001 found the remains of the Roman road, known locally as the Devil's Causeway. The road had a central area of worked blocks, on either side of which were water worn cobbles. No Roman objects were found.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Event(s):||EXCAVATION, Excavations by R P Wright along The Devil's Causeway 1940|
TRIAL TRENCH, An archaeological evaluation on the putative route of the Devil's Causeway Roman road near Scremerston Farm, Ancroft 1999; AOC ARCHAEOLOGY GROUP
WATCHING BRIEF, Water mains refurbishment, Longframlington 2001; NORTHERN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES
TRIAL TRENCH, Devil's Causeway Roman road, Netherwitton 2001; TYNE AND WEAR MUSEUMS
TEST PIT, Shellbraes Farm 2010; Alan Williams Archaeology
TRIAL TRENCH, Shirlaw Hope, Longframlington 2014; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
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Source of Reference
Local History of Netherwitton
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