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Romano-British Farmstead (Whitton and Tosson)

These are the remains of a small settlement of Roman date. It has views of Coquetdale to the north. A single ditch with a slight outer bank and traces of an inner bank surrounds the rectangular enclosure. There are no visible remains of houses or other buildings within the enclosure This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N2816
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson


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