Keys to the Past

Little Crag Roman period native settlement (Otterburn)

The remains of a roughly rectangular turf-covered stone-walled enclosure at Little Crag contains artificial terracing that would have made a level surface for two or three round houses. This is probably the remains of a Roman period native settlement.

Reference number:N8172
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1977; S Ainsworth
TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Shittleheugh Bastle 2009; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Shittleheugh Bastle 2009; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn

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