Iron Age/Roman period farmstead north of Low Stead (Longhoughton)
Between 1500 and 3000 years ago, during what archaeologists call either the Roman period or the Iron Age, people lived in stone round houses in a rectangular enclosure surrounded by a ditch. The enclosure ditch can be seen today as a cropmark on an aerial photograph.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Longhoughton
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