Keys to the Past

Turret 27a (Humshaugh)

Between the milecastles that lay every Roman mile along Hadrian's Wall stood two turrets. Turret 27a lies beneath Chesters Roman fort and its remains were found when archaeologists excavated in the fort in 1945. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9272
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Humshaugh

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