Settlement on Queen's Crags (Simonburn)
This is rectangular enclosure with an east-facing entrance. It is probably a Roman period settlement. To the east are two field walls which run down the slope. On the crest of the ridge are traces of what might be cord rig cultivation.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
|Event(s):||AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES|
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead. An air photographic survey 2004; T Gates
FIELD SURVEY, North of Sewingshields Crags 2014; Altogether Archaeology
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn
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