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Farmstead east of King's Crags (Simonburn)

This is the site of a farmstead of Romano-British date, standing on a prominent ridge and partly covered by a 19th century wood. It is rectangular in shape and has a slight stone rampart. There is an entrance on the eastern side. The western side has tow ramparts separated by a ditch. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7839
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
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead. An air photographic survey 2004; T Gates

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Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn


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