Keys to the Past

Roman settlement north-west of Long Crags (Earle)

These are the remains of a Roman period farmstead on a natural terrace below an outcrop of rock, which forms part of Long Crags. It has fine views to the north across the valley of the Harthope Burn. The farmstead includes an enclosure which surrounds two hut circles. There is also a hut circle outside the enclosure. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N1761
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Earle

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