Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N7599
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

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Newbrough and Fourstones

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