Tynedale North of the Wall Archaeology Group

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Greyside Farm

Level 1 Survey Report

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Between February 11th and February 16th 2018, 14 members of our communuity archaeology group Undertook a Level 1 'walkover' landscape survey of a large field on Greyside Farm norht of Newbrough. The field surveyed is adjacent to parts of Carr Edge Farm on which we had conducted a similar Level 1 survey in February 2017.

Our main interest in the area of this survey arose from our previous Level 1 survey of Carr Edge Farm part of the area of which abuts the south boundary of that reported here. In particular, In addition, the current survey area includes a previously-noted Romano-British enclosed settlement close to the top of the lane from Newbrough, with the possibility of an associated field system. Although imprecisely mapped, Northumberland HER (ref. N7634) records Meggie’s Burn West Settlement, ‘the remains of a probable prehistoric settlement and field system show up as cropmarks on aerial photographs’. Another record, N27221, ‘Iron Age/Roman enclosures and hut circles west of Little Greyside’ is located nearby.