Roman period farmstead south of Woodhill (Otterburn)
The remains of a Roman period farmstead lie south of Woodhill overlooking the valley of the River Rede. It survives as an irregular earthwork enclosure surrounded by a bank and ditch. There is an entrance through the east wall that is carried on a causeway over the ditch. Inside the enclosure is a yard area, scooped into the hillside and remains of one hut circle. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1957; A S Phillips|
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn
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