Hole Farm Roman farmstead (Wark)
These are the remains of a Roman period settlement on top of an east-west ridge above the Warks Burn. The farmstead was rectangular in shape and surrounded by a bank and ditch. There is an entrance in the east side, which is carried across the ditch on a raised causeway. Within the enclosure are the remains of two sunken yards placed either side of the causeway. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|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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