Possible Roman site beneath Hexham Abbey (Hexham)
The site of Hexham Abbey is claimed to stand on an early Roman frontier, that pre-dates Hadrian's Wall. The possible ditches of a Roman fort have been identified from dowsing on land to the south and west of the abbey.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Archaeological Survey of Hexham 1988; ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT FOR NORTH EAST ENGLAND|
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham
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