Keys to the Past

Mound (Thirlwall)

An earth mound once stood here, before it was removed to build Gilsland railway station in the mid-19th century. A Roman statue showing a flying figure was found on the mound. There are no visible remains of this mound to be seen here now.

Reference number:N6031
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Thirlwall

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