Chapel Rigg (Thirlwall)
This was the site of a small, temporary Roman army camp. It stands 500m to the south of Hadrian's Wall. It survives well as a series of upstanding earthworks. The camp stands on the top of an east-west ridge and has excellent views of the surrounding areas. It is rectangular in shape and surrounded by a rampart and a ditch. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Thirlwall
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