Romano-British farmstead north-east of Sharpley (Simonburn)
This is the site of a Roman period farmstead, standing on the end of a low ridge. A single bank of earth and stone surrounds the small rectangular enclosure. There is a large gap in the north-east corner which may have been an entrance. It 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|
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn
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