Keys to the Past

Possible site of a Roman camp near Howburn Cottages (Melkridge)

Early 20th century writers reported the remains of a Roman camp in a ploughed field just north of Howburn Cottages. At this time, the remains of ramparts and ditches surrounding a rectangular enclosure could be seen. Today, ploughing has caused the destruction of any visible remains of the camp.

Reference number:N6683
Historical period: UNCERTAIN

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Melkridge


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