Keys to the Past

Featherwood East Roman camp (Alwinton)

The remains of a Roman camp can be found 900m north-east of Featherwood. It lies east of Dere Street. It is almost square in shape with rounded corners. It measures 396m by 400m within a rampart 3.8m wide. The camp dates from the first century AD Roman occupation of Britain. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N125
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Air photography and the Archaeology of the Otterburn Training Area 1996



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton


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