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Hadrians Wall Milecastle and Turret

A Grade I Listed Building in Melkridge, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9977 / 54°59'51"N

Longitude: -2.4222 / 2°25'19"W

OS Eastings: 373090

OS Northings: 567096

OS Grid: NY730670

Mapcode National: GBR CBJN.D8

Mapcode Global: WH90W.RNS1

Plus Code: 9C6VXHXH+34

Entry Name: Hadrians Wall Milecastle and Turret

Listing Date: 24 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240789

Location: Melkridge, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Melkridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

MELKRIDGE B 6318
NY 76 NW
(North side, off)
12/61 Hadrian's Wall,
24/11/67 milecastle and
turret
I

Hadrian's Wall; milecastle 41 and turret 40B. AD 122, reconstructed AD 205.
Rubble core with dressed stone faces. Course of wall runs west from near
Green Slack (NY 744767) to near Caw Gap (NY 726668). Several stretches of
c.l.5-metre high wall masonry. Sites only of milecastle and turret. Scheduled
Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: NY7309067096

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