Keys to the Past

Roman period native settlement near Catcleugh (Kielder)

Between AD43 and 410, native farmers lived in this oval-shaped enclosure terraced into the hillside and partially surrounded by a stone and earth bank. Today, the remains of two stone round houses can be see inside the settlement. Catcleugh settlement is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6258
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; D A Davies
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; B H Pritchard



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder


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