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Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

Solitary beneath the wide Northumbrian sky and sprawled across the jagged rampart of the Whin Sill escarpment the Roman fort at Housesteads represents the northern margin of an empire which once reached as far as the Caucasus and the Atlas Mountains. One of 15 forts built on Hadrian’s Wall…

£3.50

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

Hadrians Wall

Hadrians Wall

…zoning of the extramural settlement has been found. To the south of the fort a settlement of timber buildings associated with Frisian-style Housesteads pottery is important. In the cemetery a complete cremation burial provides evidence for funerary practices.The western fort on the Wall…

£60.00

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