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.
|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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