Romano-British settlements in Wombwell Wood

South Yorkshire

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Field System

Data Source

English Heritage

District Council


County Council (Unitary)




Parliamentary Constituency

Barnsley East

Grid Reference

SE374374 (437354, 403188)

WGS84 Coordinates

53.5238, -1.4365

Nearest Postcode

S70 4TH

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Romano-British settlement complex, consisting of enclosures, a trackway and field system, all visible as earthworks. Scheduled.

English Heritage

User-Submitted Notes

The monument is there to see, it is unmarked andpeople walk past it not knowing what it is, I spke to a chap who was walking past it and he told that when he was a kid the local schools brought the local school kids ti visit it but tha had stopped some years before. It is likea circular hole in the ground with an opening at one end as entry about 20m wide 6 or 7 mmaybe more deep kind of basin shaped, there is a clay ridge around the top giving it a look almost doughnut shaped, thereare more aI thik I have found certainly one possibbly two.At the fist one ther are surface signs of ancient settlement.

G CLEMENT, 8 December 2016

within 25/30m of the monument there is the surface remains of a british romano hill fort, and int the woodland behind thisis an iron age circle.

george clement, 23 February 2017

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