NGRef: NY876713
OSMap: LR87
Type: Camp

Roads
Hadrian's Wall: WSW (1) to Brocolitia
Hadrian's Wall: ESE (2.25) to Cilvrnvm (Chesters, Northumberland)

Limestone Corner Temporary Marching Camp

The Limestone Corner camp is located at the northern-most point of Hadrian's Wall just behind (i.e. to the south) of the Vallum. The camp at Walwick Fell lies about a mile (1.7km) to the south-east.

N.G.Ref Dimensions Area Description
NY876713 154 x 161 ft
(c.47 x c.49 m)
c.½-acre
(0.2 ha)
This camp is not quite square, its dimensions being; N side (48 m), E (44 m), S (50 m) & W (49 m). There are four gates observable, one set in the middle of each side, all protected by external titulum earthworks, also the foundations of several interior buildings, which may point to the camp being occupied for more than a single campaign season.
See: Roman Camps in England - The Field Archaeology by Welfare & Swan (HMSO, London, 1995).
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