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Hadrians Wall, Milcastles and Turrets, Haydon

Description: Hadrians Wall, Milcastles and Turrets

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 240792

OS Grid Reference: NY8181470532
OS Grid Coordinates: 381814, 570532
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0290, -2.2860

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland NE47 6NW

Locality: Haydon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 6NW

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There is also a scheduled monument, Moated Site and Fishpond, 1km Ene of Sewingshields on Fozy Moss, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

NY 87 SW and NY 87 SE
(North side, off)
8/108 and 9/108 Hadrian's wall,
milecastles and
24.11.67 turrets

Hadrian's wall; milecastles 30, 31, 34 and 35; turrets 29B, 30A, 30B, 33B, 34A
and 35A. AD 122, reconstructed AD 205. Rubble core with dressed stone faces.
Course of wall runs through 2 sections of Simonburn parish: west from near
Black Carts Farm (NY 883713) to Brocolita Roman Fort (NY 856712); west from
near Shield on the Wall (NY825706) to Sewingshields Crags (NY 800700). Several
stretches of well-preserved 1.0 to 1.5-metre high wall masonry. Remains of
milecastles 30 and 35 and of turret 35A; sites only of other milecastles and
turrets. Scheduled Ancient Monuments.

Listing NGR: NY8181470532

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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