Brown Moor Roman temporary camp (Newbrough and Fourstones)
The remains of a probable Roman temporary camp stand on Brown Moor. It survives as a square earthwork enclosure defined by a series of turf covered ramparts with an outer ditch. It measures 35m across and encloses an area of 0.12ha. The ramparts average 0.2m high and the ditch averages 0.2m deep. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1965; R Lewis|
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES
Source of Reference
Local History of Newbrough and Fourstones
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