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Iron Age or Roman period settlement (Easington (Northumberland))

Between 1500 and 3000 years ago people lived in a settlement here, during what archaeologists call the Iron Age or Roman period. A 19th century quarry destroyed the site. Several pots and stone querns were found by the quarry workers, but these have since been lost.

Reference number:N5119
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey

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Source of Reference
Local History of Easington (Northumberland)


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