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Limestone Corner Roman temporary camp (Warden)

These are the earthwork remains of a temporary Roman military camp at Limestone Corner. It is nearly square in plan and is surrounded by a ditch and rampart. There is an entrance midway along each side There are the slight traces of two rectangular buildings within the camp, though these may be of later date. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7883
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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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden

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