Keys to the Past

Later prehistoric or Roman period native settlement at Cushat Wood (Longhoughton)

Between 1500 and 4000 years ago, people lived in a rectangular settlement here, surrounded by a ditch. The remains of several round houses can be seen as cropmarks on an aerial photograph.

Reference number:N5671
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, Cushat Wood, Howick 1999; S.J. Macpherson and S.C Speak

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Source of Reference
Local History of Longhoughton

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