Milecastle 41 on Hadrian's Wall near Caw Gap (Melkridge)
The milecastle east of Caw Gap on Hadrian's Wall is known by archaeologists as Milecastle 41. The stone from the milecastle was reused to build a cottage in the post-medieval period. All that can be seen today are earthworks marking the robbed walls of the milecastle. This is a Scheduled Monument part of Hadrian's Wall.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
Scheduled Ancient Monument
|Event(s):||AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead. An air photographic survey 2004; T Gates|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Melkridge
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