Keys to the Past

Fold Hill enclosed settlement (Simonburn)

This is an enclosed settlement of Iron Age or Roman date. A modern sheepfold lies in the north-west corner of the enclosure. To the east is a large area of prehistoric cord rig. The enclosure is rectangular and is surrounded by a large earth bank with an entrance on the east side.

Reference number:N7863
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Event(s):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



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn


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