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Roman period native enclosure (Longframlington)

Approximately 2000 years ago, during the Roman occupation of Britain, native people created this irregular pentagon-shaped enclosure, surrounded by a bank and a ditch. It may have been a settlement containing houses, or an animal enclosure.

Reference number:N4292
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
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 Longframlington


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