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Hadrians Wall, Milcastles and Turrets

A Grade I Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.029 / 55°1'44"N

Longitude: -2.286 / 2°17'9"W

OS Eastings: 381814

OS Northings: 570532

OS Grid: NY818705

Mapcode National: GBR DBG9.W1

Mapcode Global: WH90R.VVLL

Entry Name: Hadrians Wall, Milcastles and Turrets

Listing Date: 24 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240792

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SIMONBURN B 6318
NY 87 SW and NY 87 SE
(North side, off)
8/108 and 9/108 Hadrian's wall,
milecastles and
24.11.67 turrets
I

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

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