Hadrian's Wall (Whittington)
This stretch of Hadrian's Wall runs between Sunnybrae and Haltonchester fort. The wall is buried beneath the modern B6318 road, though it can be seen as a bank of rubble at Down Hill. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||TRIAL TRENCH, Halton Shields 2000; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE|
TRIAL TRENCH, Halton Shields additional archaeological evaluation 2001; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE
WATCHING BRIEF, Halton Shields and Haltonchesters, Northumberland. Archaeological watching brief report 2001; LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT
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
WATCHING BRIEF, Archaeological watching brief at Halton East Farm, Halton Shields 2008; Archaeological Services Durham University
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Source of Reference
Local History of Whittington
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