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Hadrian's Wall (Horsley; Matfen)

This stretch of Hadrian's Wall runs for three miles from the B6309 to the B6321. The ground slopes gently upwards towards the west throughout this section of the wall. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N10047
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, The Vallum at Wallhouses, Northumberland; Excavations in 1980 and 1981 1981; Central Excavation Unit/British Gas Corporation
EXCAVATION, The Vallum at Wallhouses, Northumberland; Excavations in 1980 and 1981 1981; Central Excavation Unit, English Heritage
TRIAL TRENCH, Footbridge west of Deneside 2000; LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT
WATCHING BRIEF, Vallum Farm, East Wallhouses 2001; LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT
WATCHING BRIEF, Whittle Dene to East Wallhouses, Northumberland. Archaeological watching brief 2001; LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT
WATCHING BRIEF, Vallum Farm, Matfen 2005; J Shipley
WATCHING BRIEF, Wallhouses Farm, North of Corbridge 2005; Tyne and Wear Museums
WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief in association with a coring survey along the B6318 'Military Road', Throckley-Gilsland, Tynedale, Northumberland 2007; Pre-Construct Archaeology
WATCHING BRIEF, B6318 signing improvements at Stanley Plantation and East Wallhouses 2011; Pre-Construct Archaeology

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Horsley
Local History of Matfen


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