NY6366 : Poltross Burn Milecastle

taken 4 years ago, near to Gilsland, Cumbria, Great Britain

Poltross Burn Milecastle
Poltross Burn Milecastle
Hadrian's Wall was planned as a continuous wall with a milecastle every Roman mile (1.48 kilometres) and two turrets equally spaced between each milecastle. Known locally as the King's Stables, Poltross Burn Milecastle is one of the best-preserved milecastles on Hadrian's Wall and is also unusually large.
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NY6366, 148 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fort 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 633 661 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.3259N 2:34.4203W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 634 661
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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