Middle Gunnar Peak Roman settlement (Chollerton)
Two Roman settlements stand at Gunnar Peak. One contains six round houses and one contains three. Excavations on these sites have found a range of Roman artefacts, including pottery, iron objects, glass bracelets and a brooch. A small cairn on the site was used a burial mound in the Bronze Age and contained two cremations. Later in the medieval period a rectangular building was erected. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)
Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960|
FIELD SURVEY, Hill forts and settlements in Northumberland ; G Jobey
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Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton
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