Roman road from Great Chesters to the Stanegate (Greenhead; Haltwhistle)
A Roman road runs from the south gate of Great Chesters Roman fort linking it to the Stanegate. It crosses the vallum on a causeway and one side of this was found by excavation in 1951. A modern farm track now covers the Roman road. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief in association with a coring survey along the B6318 'Military Road', Throckley-Gilsland, Tynedale, Northumberland 2007; Pre-Construct Archaeology|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Haltwhistle
Local History of Greenhead
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