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Roman period settlement on Brands Hill (Cheviotside)

An enclosed settlement, built in Roman times, by the native people of Northumberland. The settlement is scooped into the hillside and is a rectangular enclosure, 28m wide by 32m long, with a bank around it that stands up to 1.5m high in places. The entrance lies through the south-east side and inside the enclosure are remains of at least one round house. The settlement lies within a small paddock with low rubble walls and stone bank. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1731
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside


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