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West Howden Hill Romano-British settlement (Haydon)

Earthworks are all that remain of a Roman period native settlement. A rectangular enclosure with a ditch and bank has a break in the eastern side, which is where the entrance to the settlement would have been.

Reference number:N7554
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
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
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon


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