History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Hadrians Wall Milecastles and Turrets

A Grade I Listed Building in Henshaw, Northumberland

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 55.0022 / 55°0'7"N

Longitude: -2.3965 / 2°23'47"W

OS Eastings: 374732

OS Northings: 567586

OS Grid: NY747675

Mapcode National: GBR CBPL.YN

Mapcode Global: WH90X.5J1L

Plus Code: 9C7V2J23+V9

Entry Name: Hadrians Wall Milecastles and Turrets

Listing Date: 24 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240770

Location: Henshaw, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Henshaw

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Beltingham with Henshaw

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in


NY 76 NW and NY 76 NE
(North side, off)
12/42 and 13/42 Hadrian's Wall,
24/11/67 milecastles and

Hadrian's wall; milecastles 39 and 40; turrets 38A, 38B, 39A, 39B and 40A.
AD 122, reconstructed AD 205. Rubble core with dressed stone faces. Course
of wall runs west from Milking Gap (NY 771679) to near Lodhams Slack (NY 737673).
Several stretches of well-preserved, c.l.5-metre high wall masonry. Remains
of milecastle 39. Sites only of milecastle 40 and turrets. Scheduled Ancient

Listing NGR: NY7473267586

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.