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Roman Road, Netherby To Bentpath

Roman Road (Roman)(Possible)

Site Name Roman Road, Netherby To Bentpath

Classification Roman Road (Roman)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) River Esk

Canmore ID 101317

Site Number NY37SE 12

NGR NY 39 73

NGR Description NY c. 39 73 to NY c. 39 74

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Canonbie
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY37SE 12 c. 39 73 to c. 39 74

No indubitable traces have so far been discovered of the Roman road that is said to have ascended the valley of the River Esk, linking the fort at Netherby, Cumbria (NY 396 716) with that at Broomholm (NY38SE 7) and possibly continuing as far as that at Raeburnfoot (NY29NE 5).

RCAHMS 1981.

OS 6-inch map, Dumfriesshire, 1st ed. (1862), sheet lii; I D Margary 1973.

Listed as part of possible Netherby - Broomholm - Raeburnfoot Roman road. See also NY37NE 132, NY38NW 68, NY38NE 53, NY38SE 89 and NY39SW 25.

RCAHMS 1997.


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