Keys to the Past

Roman Cemetery (Whittington)

This is the site of a probable Roman cemetery, lying to the south of Haltonchesters fort. At least three tombstones have been found in this area.

Reference number:N8708
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Halton Chesters Fort & Vicus 1999; Timescape Archaeological Surveys
WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief in association with a coring survey along the B6318 'Military Road', Throckley-Gilsland, Tynedale, Northumberland 2007; Pre-Construct Archaeology

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Whittington


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