Hadrian's Wall near Walltown Crags, Northumberland

Hadrian's Wall near Walltown Crags, Northumberland
Photograph taken May 1989 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: ff91/00010

A view of part of Hadrian's Wall near Walltown Crags in Northumberland. The wall was built on the orders of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in 122 AD. It is 73 miles long and is studded with milecastles and forts. It became a World Heritage Site in 1987. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Northumberland Walltown Crags

Period

Roman (43 - 409)

Themes

Tags

wall defence hadrian milecastle roman (43 - 409) english heritage