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Chesters Roman fort, Northumberland

Eric Birley

Chesters Roman fort, Northumberland

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Published by HMSO in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Eric Birley.
SeriesOfficial guide-book (Ministry of Public Building and Works)
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18171257M


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Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters.

Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the newly-updated Clayton Museum, which exhibits Roman objects and inscriptions found at the fort and along Hadrian's Wall by John Clayton, saviour of Hadrian's Wall. Chesters Roman Fort Cilurnum Built just after the wall was completed in ADChesters is the best preserved Roman Cavalry Fort in Britain.

At the turn of the 's Nathaniel Clayton, owner of Chesters House and Estate, moved hundreds of tons of earth to cover over the last remains of the fort as part of his parkland landscaping, thereby. Chesters Fort, close to Northumberland National Park, is home to a fascinating collection of Roman artefacts discovered in Victorian times.

Heritage List Entry Summary for Great Chesters Roman Fort And Hadrian's Wall Between The Caw Burn And The Track To Cockmount Hill Farm In Wall Miles 42 And NORTHUMBERLAND National Grid Reference: NY Books and journals Bruce, J C, Handbook to the Roman wall.

Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters. Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the Clayton Museum, re-launched in Chesters Fort was built to guard a bridge over the North Tyne river so it was one of the more important forts.

The photo shows the hypocaust system (underfloor heating) of the commanders house. On the right you can see part of the floor which would have covered. Chesters Roman Fort Chesters Roman fort Hadrian's Wall is the site of a former Roman fortress guarding the cross on the River Tyne.

Much of what we now see at the site was discovered by one John Clayton, a 19th century lawyer who owned the grounds and live in the a nearby mansion. Thanks to his his interest in archeology, we now have this in-situ museum.4/5.

Built just after Hadrian’s Wall was completed in ADChesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain and is located just a short walk down the road from the Walwick Hall Country Estate. Cilurnum or Cilurvum was a fort on Hadrian's Wall mentioned in the Notitia Dignitatum.

It is now identified with the fort found at Chesters near the village of Walwick, Northumberland, England. It was built in AD, just after the wall's completion. Cilurnum is considered to be the best preserved Roman cavalry fort along Hadrian's Wall. The site is now preserved by English Heritage as Chesters Roman Fort.

There Province: Britannia. Northumberland. Hexham. To visit. Chesters Roman Fort. Back to tourist attractions.

Chesters Roman Fort. Interesting. The fort lies just west of the point where Hadrian's Wall crossed the River Tyne and the remains of the bridge can be seen on the far bank. The four gateways, headquarters building and barrack blocks can still be traced from /5.

English: Chesters Roman Fort (Cilurnum) was a fort on Hadrian's Wall, at Chesters near the village of Walwick, Northumberland, England. It is considered to be the best preserved Roman cavalry fort Location: United Kingdom. Chesters Roman Fort and Museum. likes. Landmark & Historical PlaceFollowers: Hexham Tourism; Hexham Hotels; Hexham Bed and Breakfast; Hexham Vacation Packages; Flights to Hexham; Hexham Restaurants; Things to Do in Hexham/5().

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Great Chesters Roman Fort / Milecastle Great Chesters, known to the Romans as Aesica, was an infantry fort. Like Housesteads its playing card shape is aligned with the long axis parallel to the Wall and thus didn't straddle it like most other forts.

Bring Roman Britain to life with a visit to one of the Roman Empire's northern outposts on Hadrian’s Wall. Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most complete in Britain, with baths, steam room and officers' quarters to explore.

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A place to relax on Hadrian’s Wall for both Roman and modern visitors, Chesters is home to a spectacular Roman Bathhouse. The tranquil riverside spa on the banks of the North Tyne would have been a relaxing and social environment for the weary soldiers.

Take a tour of the Chesters Roman Fort, United Kingdom to visit historic site in Hexham. Get the Reviews, Ratings, location, contact details & timings English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass with Free Entry to Over Attractions BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $ Duration: 9 to 16 days.

Buy tours from $42 3 days in Northumberland BY A USER Location: Chollerford Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU England. School trip to Chesters Roman Fort and Museum Pick up a Chesters Fort takeover trail sheet from the admissions team and get ready for a Roman adventure.

The Emperor has ordered you to run the fort, choose a character and use your trail to pick up tips to help you with your new Location: NE46 4EU, England. Chesters Roman Fort & Museum | Hadrians Wall | Northumberland || At the last minute we decided to go out a do something.

We made the decision to visit something Roman for. This February half term, kids can join the Roman Army at Chesters Roman Fort, for hands-on Roman activities led by our Centurion.

Get hands on with Northumberland’s Roman story, as English Heritage brings to life Hadrian’s Wall in the grounds of an ancient Roman Fort, complete with an incredible Bath-House, Museum of Roman finds, ruins and Tearoom.

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Chesters Fort has a very complete bath house that sits at the edge of the Tyne River. The site has signs that are very helpful to understand the layout of the fort. There is an excellent small museum with items found at the site with a history of one mans efforts to 3/5().

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Situated in a national park, this hotel is mi (1 km) from Chesters Roman Fort and mi ( km) from Northumberland National Park. Hexham Abbey and Hexham Market Place are also within 6. Birdoswald Roman Fort Bunkhouse, Northumberland, sleeps in 7 bedrooms.

The converted 17th century bunkhouse at Birdoswald offers large group accommodation in a fantastic position on Hadrian's Wall overlooking the remains of the Roman Fort.

Escape to Northumberland – National Park of the Year including the fascinating Hadrian’s Wall, Chesters Roman Fort and BBC Countryfile Magazine Award Winner; Northumberland National Park. Whether you’re looking for adventure, history or relaxation, Walwick Hall is the perfect choice for you.

Offer includes: Welcome drink on arrival. km from Chesters Roman Fort Situated in Hexham, this apartment building is within a minute walk of Hexham Abbey, Hexham Market Place, and Old Gaol.

Corbridge Roman Site and Chesters Roman Fort are also within 6 mi (10 km). Chesters Roman Fort. More remarkably-intact remains are at Chesters Roman Fort, built in AD and one of 15 forts that were built along the 74 miles of Hadrian’s Wall.

Excavation in the 19th-century revealed what can be seen today which includes unusually well-preserved Roman. Chesters Bridge was a Roman bridge over the River North Tyne at Chollerford, Northumberland, England, and adjacent to Chesters Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall.

Abutment of Roman Bridge is situated feet east of Chesters Roman fort. Just half an hour from Slaley Hall, Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman fort in Britain – here you can literally wander around the ruins of baths and steam rooms, and get a real sense of walking through history.

With frequent events and activities for adults and children alike, Chesters is a great day out on Hadrian’s Wall. Take a stroll through history around the fort and grounds that straddle Hadrian's Wall.

Chesters Roman Fort housed a garrison of cavalry troops here for about years. Today you can still see all four principal gates of the fort, the headquarters building and courtyard, hall and regimental shrine. •Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum •Newcastle’s historic quayside and bridges •Bessie Surtees’ House (English Heritage – free) •Museum of Antiquities •Grainger Town and Grey Street: “the loveliest street in England” •Housesteads, Chesters and Vindolanda Roman Forts •Hadrian’s Wall, its forts, milecastles, turrets.

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