Keys to the Past

Settlement cropmarks (Branxton)

A possible Iron Age or Romano-British settlement has been discovered by aerial photographs The settlement is visible as a series of cropmarks and comprises a rectilinear enclosure surrounded by two ditches. There appear to be two entrances and at least four hut circles inside.

Reference number:N736
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Branxton


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