Keys to the Past

Camp Cottage settlement (Tarset with Greystead)

These are the remains of an Iron Age or Roman period settlement. Traces of a rectangular earthwork overlooking the River North Tyne can still be seen. It is surrounded by two ramparts. Two fragments of querns have been found here.

Reference number:N6999
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
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

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tarset with Greystead
Local History of Tarset with Greystead

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