The Roman Road through Cuerden

roman road cuerden

Archaeologists from Salford University have found the traces of the Roman Road from Wigan to Walton-le-Dale, during excavations as part of planning permission for a major new development in Cuerden. David Hunt of the South Ribble Museum said “It’s possibly the most significant Roman archaeological discovery in the last 50 years in Lancashire”

The full story in the Lancashire Post can be found here

The full excavation report pdf can be downloaded here

cuerden strategic site_post excavation assessment report

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