2015

NY7166 : Haltwhistle Burn at Cawfields

taken 9 years ago, near to Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England

Haltwhistle Burn at Cawfields
Haltwhistle Burn at Cawfields
The site of a Roman watermill was excavated in 1907-8 in the field on the west bank of the burn just south of Hadrian's Wall and the crossing of the Military Way. It is now covered by a quarry spoil-heap. Excavations uncovered the remains of a square stone building and several large millstones. It was interpreted as a water-powered mill with an undershot wheel, dating to the third century.

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NY7166, 188 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 4 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 September, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7116 6656 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.5669N 2:27.1372W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 71187 66583
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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