Keys to the Past

Roman Bridge at across the South Tyne River (Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh)

The abutment of a Roman bridge across the South Tyne River survives today at Underbank Farm. The position of the bridge would put it on the line of a possible Roman road between Corbridge and Epiacum. The abutment is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N5936
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Burnstones - Slaggyford - Ayle OHL refurbishment, near Kirkhaugh: phase 1 Underbank and Kirkside Wood, between Kirkhaugh and Ayle 2009; Pre-Construct Archaeology

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Source of Reference
Local History of Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh


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