Keys to the Past

Devil's Causeway (Cheviotside)

The probable remains of the Roman road known as the Devil's Causeway have been found in Wooperton Quarry. Archaeologists uncovered a pair of ditches, which may have run on either side of the road as well as a series of quarry pits.

Reference number:N3667
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Wooperton Quarry: phase 1, fifth strip. Assessment report 2000; HEADLAND ARCHAEOLOGY

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside


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