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Edge House Roman period settlement (Hexhamshire and District)

This almost rectangular earthwork enclosure is the remains of a small settlement. It has a ditch around two sides and two ramparts, or banks, on the north side. Inside the enclosure are the foundations of at least three circular stone huts. This settlement is typical of the many small homesteads built by the native Britons during the Roman period.

Reference number:N7428
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hexhamshire and District
Local History of Hexhamshire and District


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