Newbrough Iron Age farmstead (Newbrough and Fourstones)
The remains of a sub rectangular enclosure show up as a cropmark on aerial photographs. It has two ditches around it, probably for a timber palisade. The enclosure is probably an Iron Age farmstead. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1965; E C Waight|
TRIAL TRENCH, Newbrough trial excavations 1993; Tyne and Wear Museums
STRIP MAP AND SAMPLE, Land to south of Stanegate Cottages, Newbrough 2017; CFA Archaeology Ltd
Source of Reference
Local History of Newbrough and Fourstones
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