HUNTCLIFF ROMAN SIGNAL STATION

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    "The site of a Roman signal station at Huntcliff, thought to be of late fourth century date. A Roman signal station at Huntcliff was discovered circa 1862 and excavated by Hornsby and Stanton in 1911-12. Part of the site had been destroyed by sea erosion and only the southern portion survived. Plan. A circular well nearly 14ft deep contained the remains of 14 adults and children, Roman pottery, a leather sandal and cloth. The human remains indicated a violent death, possibly during a raid on the site....."
  • Owner

    Pastscape
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=28716
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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