Romano-British Hut Circle and Enclosing Bank and Ditch Immediately East of High Force Quarry

County Durham

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Ring Ditch

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Durham County Council


Forest and Frith

Parliamentary Constituency

Bishop Auckland

Grid Reference

SJ880880 (388004, 529036)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.6562, -2.18596

Nearest Postcode

DL12 0XJ

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A Romano British hut circle and enclosing semi circular bank and ditch immediately east of High Force Quarry. The hut walls are formed by an earth and stone bank with a south east facing entrance. The hut circle forms part of a larger settlement mainly destroyed by quarrying activities in hte 1930s. A pair of quernstones were discovered on the site in 1937 and given to the Bowes Museum by Lord Barnard. Scheduled.

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