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Romano-British settlement and field of cord rig, 625m south west of Rede Bridge (Bellingham)

This settlement is Romano-British in date. It is sub-rectangular in shape, measures up to 50m by 57m in plan, and is defined by a bank and external ditch with a counterscarp bank. There is an entrance through the east side. Inside the settlement are two

Reference number:N8067
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
UNCERTAIN
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
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; B H Pritchard
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1977; S Ainsworth



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Source of Reference
Local History of Bellingham


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