Keys to the Past

Temporary Camp (Matfen)

These are the remains of a temporary Roman camp, built by the army. It lies on Carr's Fell to the south of Wall Houses. The north side and parts of the east and west sides have been recorded as cropmarks. Until the early 1960s there were also some earthwork remains, but these have since been destroyed.

Reference number:N9968
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen


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