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(A)Esica

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.S. Esmonde Cleary
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Scott Vanderbilt, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Nov 15, 2015 12:08 PM History
(A)Esica, also known as Great Chesters, was a fort on the line of Hadrian's Wall.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/89095

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fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 9 E6 (A)Esica

Great Chesters Roman fort was the ninth fort on Hadrian's Wall, located between Vercovicium (Housesteads) to the east and Magnis (Carvoran) to the west. Its likely purpose was to protect the Caw Gap.


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A.S. Esmonde Cleary, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Scott Vanderbilt, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, '(A)Esica: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/89095> [accessed: 22 September 2018]

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