Keys to the Past

Dere Street Roman Road near Cottonshope Head Farm (Otterburn)

The remains of the Roman road known at Dere Street can be seen running through this area. The roadside banks and ditches are still visible either side of a raised area which is the line of the actual road.

Reference number:N167
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Air photography and the Archaeology of the Otterburn Training Area 1996

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn

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