Keys to the Past

Gunnerton Crags prehistoric settlement (Chollerton)

A possible small Iron Age settlement lies beneath the Roman settlement at Gunnar Peak. The remains of a possible stone wall can be seen. The site of five round houses survive. A small cup marked stone was found in among the stones of the wall of a rectangular building on the site.

Reference number:N9285
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Iron Age (800BC 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



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton


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