Keys to the Past

Corbridge Roman station and town (Corbridge)

Corbridhe Roman Town. 
Photo by Harry Rowland, 1994.
Corbridhe Roman Town. Photo by Harry Rowland, 1994.

The extensive remains of a major Roman town and supply base for Hadrian's Wall stand just west of the present village of Corbridge. The earliest structure was a timber supply base probably built by Agricola in the first century AD, before Hadri

Reference number:N9002
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):EXCAVATION, Excavations at Corbridge, 1936-1938; Excavations at Corbridge, 1938-9 1939
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R Lewis
WATCHING BRIEF, Corchester Lane, Corbridge 2004; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
WATCHING BRIEF, Archaeological watching brief at Corstopitum, Corbridge 2007; Archaeological Research Services
WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief at Corstopitum, Corbridge 2008; Archaeological Research Services
WATCHING BRIEF, Corbridge Roman Station, Northumberland. Archaeological watching brief 2008; Tyne and Wear Museums
WATCHING BRIEF, Corbridge Roman Town 2011; TWM Archaeology
GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Geophysical survey on Beaufront Estate, Corbridge 2017
WATCHING BRIEF, Corbridge Roman Site 2018; Archaeological Services Durham University



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge


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