NT8105 : Featherwood East Roman Camp

taken 11 years ago, near to Runners Burn [water Feature], Northumberland, Great Britain

Featherwood East Roman Camp
Featherwood East Roman Camp
The MOD Otterburn Training Area LinkExternal link includes innumerable archaeological sites from all periods of history. The area is traversed by Dere Street, the Roman Road which ran from York to Falkirk and possibly beyond LinkExternal link . The section between Brigantium (Rochester) and Chew Green crosses a tract of bleak high moorland in excess of 400 m in altitude. Although not much to look at, the remains of a Roman camp which lay slightly to the east of Dere Street can be seen here beyond the roadway. The camp is almost square in shape with rounded corners. It measures some 400m square within a rampart 3.8m wide. and dates from the first century AD Roman occupation of Britain. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 January, 2008
Roman archaeological site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 818 055 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:20.5918N 2:17.2444W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 818 053
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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