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Latitude: 55.2811 / 55°16'51"N
Longitude: -2.2658 / 2°15'56"W
OS Eastings: 383216
OS Northings: 598580
OS Grid: NY832985
Mapcode National: GBR D7MC.8P
Mapcode Global: WHB0R.5JB9
Entry Name: High Rochester Roman Fort
Listing Date: 10 November 1951
Last Amended: 7 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044837
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239740
Location: Rochester, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Rochester
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Horsley with Byrness
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
ROCHESTER HIGH ROCHESTER
NY 89 NW
16/80 High Rochester
10.11.51 (formerly listed
as Remains of
Walling at High
Roman fort, founded in the first century AD with restorations and rebuildings
throughout the C2, C3, and C4. Ashlar.
The mound of the fort is intact with lower parts of walls visible in many
places. The west gateway stands to c.5 ft. with massive masonry of the
flanking towers flush with adjoining wall; north impost stands in situ with
moulded impost block and the springer of the arch.
South internal tower between south gate and south-west angle of the fort
also has extensive visible remains. The front of the tower has gone but the
sides and back remain up to the height of a blocked doorway at 1st floor
level. Jambs of north and south gates also visible. A scheduled Ancient
Monument. County No. 20.
Full account in Northumberland County History, Vol. XV.
Listing NGR: NY8321698580
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