Keys to the Past

Romano-British Settlement (Horsley)

An examination of the field plan at this site has found possible evidence for a Roman (AD43 to 410] settlement. The field name is `Thonichester', and `chester ` is often a name used for old Roman sites. The plan of the early fields shows that a rectangular enclosure has had small fields arranged around it.

Reference number:N12492
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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 Horsley

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.