Keys to the Past

Haggle Rigg settlement (Simonburn)

This is a roughly triangular enclosure, surrounded by a low bank with an entrance in the south-east side. The remains of a possible round house can be seen inside it and there are traces of a field system to the south-east. This is probably an Iron Age or Roman date.

Reference number:N12640
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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn


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