Keys to the Past

Stanegate Roman road from Once Brewed to south side of the B6318 (Henshaw; Melkridge)

The Stanegate was the main east-west Roman road along the Tyne valley and runs south of Hadrian's Wall. This section runs through the middle of Seatsides 1 temporary camp and can be seen as an earthwork feature. In places it measures over 11m wide and stands 90cm high. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6548
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

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Melkridge
Local History of Henshaw


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