Keys to the Past

Town Ditch (Corbridge)

It is possible that a town ditch surrounded the medieval town of Corbridge. However, there is no firm evidence for the existence of such a ditch. However, a crest of land crossing the Chains areas of allotments may have been the remains of a possible town boundary.

Reference number:N9020
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, The Chains, Corbridge 2000; PRE-CONSTRUCT ARCHAEOLOGY

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge


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