Our Roman ruins must be preserved for posterity

THERE’S A FORT: Dr Chris Ferguson, head curator at Auckland Castle which is bidding to buy the site, at Binchester Roman Fort

THERE’S A FORT: Dr Chris Ferguson, head curator at Auckland Castle which is bidding to buy the site, at Binchester Roman Fort

First published in News
Last updated

I READ with interest the article about the potential sale of the Roman fort remains at Binchester, near Bishop Auckland (Echo, Aug 30). These ruins date back more than 2,000 years and are a very important part of our local history.

I agree with The Northern Echo’s concerns regarding any sale of the land and would like to see the site extended and remain open to the public.

I once visited this site with a relative from Devon, who was most impressed. A visit is well recommended.

Ben Ord, Spennymoor.

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree