Keys to the Past

Roman period native settlement north-west of Carey Burn Bridge (Earle)

These are the remains of a Roman period settlement. There are two or three house platforms with a large oval enclosure, and it has a track running through the centre of it in an east-west direction. The enclosure is made from stones and boulders. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1503
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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 Earle

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.