Milecastle 18 (Matfen)
This Roman milecastle stands close to the Robin Hood Inn, where a road turns south to a farmhouse. It was excavated in 1931 and the walls were recorded. There are now no remains to be seen. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R Lewis|
TRIAL TRENCH, Vallum Farm, East Wallhouses 1979; English Heritage
WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief in association with a coring survey along the B6318 'Military Road', Throckley-Gilsland, Tynedale, Northumberland 2007; Pre-Construct Archaeology
Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen
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