NY7766 : South-west part of Vindolanda Roman Fort

taken 6 years ago, near to Henshaw, Northumberland, Great Britain

South-west part of Vindolanda Roman Fort
South-west part of Vindolanda Roman Fort
The unusual remains of round buildings underlying the later layers of the stone fort have been dated to the Severan period (AD 205-212) and may have housed native British refugees or prisoners from north of Hadrian's Wall.
Vindolanda Roman Fort
Vindolanda was a Roman auxiliary fort (castrum) just south of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. Located near the modern village of Bardon Mill, it guarded the Stanegate, the Roman road from the River Tyne to the Solway Firth. It is noted for the Vindolanda Tablets, among the most important finds of military and private correspondence (written with ink on wooden tablets) found anywhere in the Roman Empire.
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Vindolanda Tablets online: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 March, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7703 6627 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7705 6627
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