Chesters Roman fort, Northumberland
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Published by HMSO in [London] .
Written in English


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Statementby Eric Birley.
SeriesOfficial guide-book (Ministry of Public Building and Works)
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18171257M

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Chesters Roman Fort, Northumberland. [Eric Birley; Great Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works.] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eric Birley; Great Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works. Find more information about: # Chesters Roman Fort . Book your tickets online for Chesters Roman Fort, Hexham: See reviews, articles, and photos of Chesters Roman Fort, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 32 attractions in Hexham/5(). Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters. Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the newly-updated Clayton Museum, which exhibits Roman objects and inscriptions found at the fort and along Hadrian's Wall by John Clayton, saviour of Hadrian's Wall. Chesters Roman Fort Cilurnum Built just after the wall was completed in AD , Chesters is the best preserved Roman Cavalry Fort in Britain. At the turn of the 's Nathaniel Clayton, owner of Chesters House and Estate, moved hundreds of tons of earth to cover over the last remains of the fort as part of his parkland landscaping, thereby.

Chesters Fort, close to Northumberland National Park, is home to a fascinating collection of Roman artefacts discovered in Victorian times. Heritage List Entry Summary for Great Chesters Roman Fort And Hadrian's Wall Between The Caw Burn And The Track To Cockmount Hill Farm In Wall Miles 42 And NORTHUMBERLAND National Grid Reference: NY Books and journals Bruce, J C, Handbook to the Roman wall. Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters. Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the Clayton Museum, re-launched in Chesters Fort was built to guard a bridge over the North Tyne river so it was one of the more important forts. The photo shows the hypocaust system (underfloor heating) of the commanders house. On the right you can see part of the floor which would have covered .

Chesters Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall is the site of a former Roman fortress guarding the cross on the River Tyne. Much of what we now see at the site was discovered by one John Clayton, a 19th century lawyer who owned the grounds and live in the a nearby mansion. Thanks to his his interest in archeology, we now have this in-situ museum.4/5. Built just after Hadrian’s Wall was completed in AD , Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain and is located just a short walk down the road from the Walwick Hall Country Estate. Cilurnum or Cilurvum was a fort on Hadrian's Wall mentioned in the Notitia Dignitatum. It is now identified with the fort found at Chesters near the village of Walwick, Northumberland, England. It was built in AD, just after the wall's completion. Cilurnum is considered to be the best preserved Roman cavalry fort along Hadrian's Wall. The site is now preserved by English Heritage as Chesters Roman Fort. There Province: Britannia.   Northumberland. Hexham. To visit. Chesters Roman Fort. Back to tourist attractions. Chesters Roman Fort. Interesting. The fort lies just west of the point where Hadrian's Wall crossed the River Tyne and the remains of the bridge can be seen on the far bank. The four gateways, headquarters building and barrack blocks can still be traced from /5.