Chesters Roman fort, Humshaugh, Northumberland

Chesters Roman fort, Humshaugh, Northumberland
Photograph taken May 1988 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 4112/18

An aerial view of Chesters cavalry fort from the North West. This permanant troop base was built in the 2nd century AD soon after the completion of Hadrian's Wall. It remained occupied for three centuries. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Northumberland Humshaugh

Period

Roman (43 - 409)

Themes

Tags

fort defence wall hadrian aerial view archaeology military roman (43 - 409) english heritage