Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N7712
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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