Ward Law prehistoric settlements (Alwinton)
This small Iron Age village on a ridge above Wardlaw Burn was later the site of another Romano-British village. A roughly oval earth bank surrounded the earlier site. Inside it were the possible remains of a number of houses. Overlying this enclosure was a rectangular bank containing the traces of more houses. This is believed to be a Roman period settlement. Nearby is a small patch of cord rig, the traces of prehistoric ploughing. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||INFRA RED LINE SCAN AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Infra Red Line Scan Photographic survey 1994; RAF|
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton
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