Blakehope Roman fort and possible temporary camp (Rochester and Byrness)
The earthworks of this Roman fort were first recorded in the mid-19th century. They are difficult to see in places and show up best on aerial photographs, which reveal that medieval ridge and furrow overlies a Roman fort and annexe. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||TRIAL TRENCH, Blakehope Roman Fort and Temporary Camp, Blakehope Farm, Rochester, Northumberland. Archaeological Evaluation 2004; Alan Williams Archaeology|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness
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