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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

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Earle


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