Keys to the Past

Settlement north-west of Sidwood Cottage (Tarset with Greystead)

These are the remains of a Roman period settlement. There is an enclosure surrounded by a single earth bank. It is nearly square in plan with an entrance on the east side. The inside is divided into two parts and contained the foundations of several hut circles. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6989
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960

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Source of Reference
Local History of Tarset with Greystead
Local History of Tarset with Greystead


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