Burial mound and possible cemetery at Great Chesters Roman fort (Greenhead)
A number of cemeteries were associated with Great Chesters Roman fort, although we do not know exactly where or how big they were. A burial mound south-west of the fort is similar to ones at Vindolanda and Housesteads and is Roman in date. It lies south of the civilian settlement and north of the vallum and suggests that there may be another cemetery here, in addition to those already known at Wall Mill and Four Laws. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
Source of Reference
Local History of Greenhead
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