Keys to the Past

Roman tombs at Petty Knowes (Rochester and Byrness)

At Petty Knowes Roman cemetery there are at least three or four stone-built Roman tombs. One is circular in plan and decorated with a carving of an animal head and a pine cone. Three other tombs have square or rectangular bases. They were probab

Reference number:N8092
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1977; S Ainsworth



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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness


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