Keys to the Past

Turret 42a on Hadrian's Wall (Haltwhistle)

Turret 42a stood on the course of Hadrian's Wall but has been quarried away by stone extraction at Cawfields Quarry. It had been removed at least by the 1960s but fortunately, the original position of the turret is known from the first edition Ordnance Survey map made in the mid-19th century.

Reference number:N6465
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; D King



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Haltwhistle


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