Roman period settlements on Beanley Moor (Hedgeley; Eglingham)
Earthworks, in the form of earth and stone banks and traces of dry stone walls, mark the position of two enclosures containing hut circles, a smaller enclosure containing a hut circle, a field system, and a hollow way. Nearby, archaeologists found a circular carving in a natural rock outcrop, although it is impossible to say when it was carved. The native farmstead on Beanley Moor near Broomhouse is a Scheduled Monument, protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; J H Ostridge|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith
Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley
Local History of Eglingham
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