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Washing Wells Roman Fort

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Gabriel Moss
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 27, 2018 09:55 PM History
The site of a Roman fort has been identified via aerial photos. It is situated in agricultural land on Dunston Hill overlooking the River Tyne, 3 miles southwest of Newcastle and ca. 1 km southeast of Whickham.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/455355586

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  • Washing Wells Roman Fort on Stanegate (AD 43 - AD 410)
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fort, tower

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The fort, with a trapezoidal plan, measures ca. 490 by 410 feet (ca. 150 x 125 m) and covers an area of ca. 1.8 ha.


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Jeffrey Becker, and Gabriel Moss, 'Washing Wells Roman Fort: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/455355586> [accessed: 08 December 2019]

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