Housesteads Roman Fort (Northumberland) Reviews
Description:Address: Housesteads Farm, Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Northumberland - NE47 6NN / Roman fort on Hadrians Wall.
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by - written on 08/11/11 (Very useful, 87 readings)
Housesteads Roman Fort was the first of the forts along Hadrian's wall that we decided to visit during a recent visit to Northumberland. It turned out to be the most enjoyable and atmospheric of all the historic sites along the wall; perched high up on crest of the Whin Sill in some of the wildest countryside in Northumberland, it is small and beautifully preserved, offering fantastic views and a wonderfully bleak atmosphere with spectacular views across the countryside. ~~The Fort~~ Housesteads was one of the permanent forts added to the Wall around AD 124. Known to the Romans as Vercovicium, 'the place of effective fighters', Housesteads was home ... Read the complete review
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