NY7766 : Hypocaust, Vindolanda praetorium

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

Hypocaust, Vindolanda praetorium
Hypocaust, Vindolanda praetorium
Room in the praetorium or Commanding Officer's Residence that was heated by hot air using a system known as hypocaust LinkExternal link
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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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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 22 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7707 6634 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.4668N 2:21.5941W
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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