Keys to the Past

Unenclosed hut circle settlement west of Woolaw (Rochester and Byrness)

This prehistoric settlement comprises of three hut circles overlooking the River Rede valley. The houses measure between 10m and 8m across and have no enclosing bank around the group. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N8109
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness


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