Romano-British farmstead north-east of Thornbrough High Barns (Corbridge)
This Romano-British farmstead stands on a low ridge above the former Shildon Lough. Part of it lies beneath a road, but the remainder survives as a standing earthwork. The farmstead is sub-rectangular in shape, measures about 56m by 20m and is enclosed by a ditch with a slight outer bank. An old estate map of Thornbrough High Barns names the farmstead as Bow Bridge. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|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|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge
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