HALTWHISTLE BURN FORTLET

  • Description

    "The site of a Roman fortlet with internal features, surviving as an earthwork. The Stanegate, the Roman road from Corbridge (Corio) to Carlisle (Luguvalium), had to negotiate the steep and narrow valley of the Haltwhistle Burn just to the S of Cawfields; from about AD 105 this crossing-point was guarded by a fortlet. Some of the internal features, excavated in 1908, including a barrack block and officers' quarters, are still visible as earthworks. Externally, the defences were strengthened by the provision of an outwork. The Roman road almost clips the SE corner of this outwork...."
  • Owner

    Pastscape - Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=15350
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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