Keys to the Past

Turret 18b (Matfen)

This is the site of a Roman turret built on Hadrian's Wall. There are no visible remains and the grass verge of a modern wall covers the site. It is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9949
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):EXCAVATION, Six Turrets on Hadrian's Wall 1959
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R Lewis
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

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen

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