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Walwick Fell Roman temporary camp (Warden)

These are the remains of a temporary Roman military camp on Walwick Fell, to the south-west of Hadrian's Wall. The camp survives well as a series of earthworks. It is square in plan and has tightly rounded corners. Four entrances are visible, with causeways crossing the surrounding ditch. In places the camp is overlain by small area of quarrying and ridge and furrow. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7882
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden


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