Romano-British Settlement 810m South of Slippery Crags
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County Council (Unitary)
Northumberland County Council
SJ889889 (388926, 604109)
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The remains of a Romano-British settlement, situated near rhe apex of a promontory on ground which slopes slightly to the south east. The settlement is visible as a roughly circular enclosure measuring 28 metres north to south by 25 metres east to west, within a surrounding bank of stone up to 3 metres wide and standing to 1 metre high. There is an entrance 1.5 metres wide in the south west side of the enclosure, with a recumbent stone door jamb on the eastern side. At the south west corner of the enclosure, two conjoining hut circles are attached to, and open onto the enclosure; the hut circles are 5 metres in diameter and are defined by low banks of stone 1 metre wide and standing to a maximum height of 0.5 metres. Scheduled.
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