Keys to the Past

Roman road (Healey)

The modern road from Barleyhill to the edge of the Derwent Reservoir has long been thought to lie on the route of a Roman road. It could be part of a road which runs across Edmundbyers Common in County Durham northwards into Northumberland and alongside the Minsteracres estate towards Broomhaugh and Dere Street.

Reference number:N9911
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Healey


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