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Romano-British farmstead on Leek Hill (Wark)

This is the site of a Roman period farm lying on the north-east facing slope below the summit of Leek Hill. It is roughly rectangular in shape and is surrounded by an earth bank and ditch. Two oval hollows at the east end may be the sites of buildings. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7698
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wark

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