Keys to the Past

Alleged Roman fort (Allendale)

In the 17th century it was claimed that Old Town was the site of a Roman fort. Although the claim was later dropped, later writers have perpetuated the story. All that remains here is a mound and ditch but it seems to be an entirely natural feature.

Reference number:N7285
Historical period: UNCERTAIN

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Source of Reference
Local History of Allendale

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