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Description: Hadrians Wall Milecastles and Turrets
Date Listed: 24 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 240770
OS Grid Reference: NY7473267586
OS Grid Coordinates: 374732, 567586
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0022, -2.3965
HENSHAW B 6318
NY 76 NW and NY 76 NE
(North side, off)
12/42 and 13/42 Hadrian's Wall,
24/11/67 milecastles and
Hadrian's wall; milecastles 39 and 40; turrets 38A, 38B, 39A, 39B and 40A.
AD 122, reconstructed AD 205. Rubble core with dressed stone faces. Course
of wall runs west from Milking Gap (NY 771679) to near Lodhams Slack (NY 737673).
Several stretches of well-preserved, c.l.5-metre high wall masonry. Remains
of milecastle 39. Sites only of milecastle 40 and turrets. Scheduled Ancient
Listing NGR: NY7473267586
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Source: English Heritage
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