Wheathampstead Heritage: Virtual Museum Exhibit

Chalk Dell
Roman empire era
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Pit excavated in Roman times to provide gravel for road-building

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Coleman Green Lane was originally a Roman road and when it was built pits were excavated to provide the necessary gravel. 

One such pit is opposite Chalkdell Farm. Its depth is impressive even today.

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Coleman Green, Roman road

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Date Created: 13/12/2012 17:03:15, by: Richard   Date last edited: 19/03/2014 08:11:49, by: adam

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