SD9390 : Bainbridge Roman Fort

taken 11 years ago, near to Bainbridge, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Bainbridge Roman Fort
Bainbridge Roman Fort
The Roman fort of Virosidum occupies a glacial mound to the east of the present village and is best viewed from the hillside to the south of the main road. The fort dates from the early 2nd century AD and was probably in use until the early 5th century. Built probably to keep the local Brigantes tribe in check, it was connected to other Roman forts and settlements in Lancashire by the very fine road that runs over the fells to the SW. There must also have been a road connecting this fort with those at Wensley and at Catterick, but there is very little evidence of a Roman road in Wensleydale.
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SD9390, 147 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 August, 2008
Category
Roman archaeological site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 937 901 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:18.4039N 2:5.8902W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 937 898
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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