Waterfalls Roman milestone (Birtley)
This milestone stands near the Roman road called Dere Street, between Corbridge and Risingham. It position marks the twelfth Roman mile from Corbridge. It was discovered during road building along the line of Dere Street and was re-erected. It stands about 1.5m high and has a diameter of 30cm. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Green Rigg Wind Farm: cumulative review of landscape and visual and archaeological issues 2006; Northern Archaeological Associates|
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT, Steadings windfarm - cultural heritage impact, including assessment of cumulative effects 2007; Oxford Archaeological Associates
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Source of Reference
Local History of Birtley
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