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Guidebook: Hadrians Wall

Guidebook: Hadrians Wall

Stretching for 73 miles across northern England Hadrian's Wall is the most important monument of Roman Britain and the best-known frontier of the entire Roman Empire. It was built on the orders of the emperor Hadrian after he visited Britain in AD 122 and took ten years to complete. This new…

£5.00

Hadrians Wall

Hadrians Wall

…and other research on Hadrian's Wall firstly as rescue excavation later for research and management purposes. This book begins with a brief account of these works and this collection of reports completes their publication.The recording of the historic fabric of the Wall led to an appreciation…

£60.00

An Archaeological Map of Hadrians Wall

An Archaeological Map of Hadrians Wall

Hadrian's Wall is a towering achievement of military engineering and a monument to the power of one of the greatest empires in world history. Stretching across the spine of England from the North-East coast to the Irish Sea the line of the frontier extends for over 100 miles (160 km) through…

£9.99

Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrians Wall, AD 130

Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrians Wall, AD 130

…tourist attractions? And what dangers lurk behind Hadrian's new Wall?Combining an extensive range of Greek and Latin sources with a sound understanding of archaeology Bronwen Riley describes an epic journey from Rome to Hadrian’s Wall at Britannia's - and the empire's -…

£25.00

Pompeii Gladius

Pompeii Gladius

…with the earlier Mainz Pattern Gladius would have been issued to the garrison at Hadrian's Wall. Examples can be seen in H. Russell Robinson's book "What The Soldiers Wore On Hadrian's Wall'". The Pompeii Gladius features a turned wood pommel and bone grip. The straight…

£125.00

Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

At Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall there are almost 2000 years of history to discover.This guidebook includes a tour and history of the archaeological site and surrounding landscape plus full-colour maps plans eyewitness accounts and historic photographs.Key Features:48…

£4.00

Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain & Ireland

Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain & Ireland

Great Britain and Ireland are home to some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Stonehenge Hadrian's Wall and Ironbridge are familiar to us all and each year thousands flock to witness their spectacular beauty. But what can these fascinating sites tell us about the lives and…

£16.99

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

…as a fort guarding the Tyne crossing of the main invasion route into Scotland. It was garrisoned for almost 40 years before the building of Hadrian’s Wall began. Later a Roman town grew up about the legionary supply base that Corbridge had become. It remained a vibrant urban centre until its…

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Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

…empire which once reached as far as the Caucasus and the Atlas Mountains. One of 15 forts built on Hadrian’s Wall which was started in AD 122 it is situated about midway along the Wall’s length.An infantry regiment about 800 strong – the First Cohort of Tungrians raised in eastern…

£3.50

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

In a low-lying Northumberland valley where Hadrian’s Wall bridged the North Tyne lie the impressive remains of Chesters Roman Fort – the home of the ala II Asturum (Second Asturian Cavalry Unit) for more than 200 years. Uncovered in a series of 19th-century excavations by the influential…

£4.00

Birdoswald

Birdoswald

Birdoswald built on a high spur between the River Irthing and Midgeholme Moss was the eleventh fort from the east end of Hadrian's Wall. The antiquarian Reginald Bainbrigg described its 'great ruynes' in 1599 but archaeological excavations only began in 1850. Later excavations include…

£30.00

Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station

Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station

'Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University we now have a complete plan of the…

£100.00

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