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MONUMENT NO. 43730

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Earthwork remains of a probable Roman signal station on Mellor Moor. It covers the Roman road which linked the forts at Ribchester and Manchester and is dated to c.AD 80. It consists of a central platform measuring c.19m by 10m surrounded by faint traces of a ditch beyond which are faint traces of a bank. The whole site measures approximately 43m east-west by 31m north-south. The monument was encircled by a ditch 1.5m deep and a bank c.0.6m high.

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