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Sunny Rigg 3 Roman temporary camp (Haltwhistle)

A Roman temporary camp which lies just north of the Stanegate Roman road. It is one of the smallest camps along the line of Hadrian's Wall, only enclosing an area of 284 square metres. It is surrounded by a bank, or rampart, and a ditch which survive as earthwork features. There are gateways through the east and south sides and both were protected by a defensive bank on the outside. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6474
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES
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 Haltwhistle


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