Keys to the Past

Medieval shieling near Hadrian's Wall, Melkridge (Melkridge)

Earthworks at this location are the remains of a medieval shieling. The shieling was built directly over the Military Way Roman road. The site is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6537
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Melkridge

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