Habitancum Roman Fort and medieval settlement (Corsenside)
Risingham (Habitancum) Roman fort from the air. Copyright Reserved: Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Habitancum Roman fort, also known as Risingham, lies adjacent to Dere Street and close to the River Rede. It is a classic rectangular shape with rounded corners and is enclosed by a substantial rampart and wall. These measure up to 10m wide and
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||EXCAVATION, Excavations at High Rochester and Risingham, 1935 1935|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith
Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside
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