Keys to the Past

Yatesfield cord rig (Rochester and Byrness)

A prehistoric field system has been recorded by archaeologists at Yatesfield. There are fields of cord rig cultivation that date to the Iron Age and which were probably used by the nearby settlement.

Reference number:N8252
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness


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