Keys to the Past

Crooks Camp (Thirlwall)

This was the site of a temporary Roman army camp. It stands to the south of Hadrian's Wall. It survives as a series of earthworks on the ground. In places, the ramparts and ditches which once surrounded it can still be seen. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6028
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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