Excavations both within the fort in advance of the new Millennium project, and on a stretch of
Hadrian's Wall just outside it.
Excavations in Botchergate reveal a possible aqueduct and unexpected occupation, while work in advance of the new
Millennium project reveals the west wall of the fort.
Research both in the interior and in the annexes reveals a Roman aqueduct and an Iron Age hillfort.
The 1999 Pilgrimage, The Hadrian's Wall Heritage Site Management Plan,
Archaeology on Hadrian's Wall, A
Super-Unit for Northern England, Barri Jones, and The Anastasian Wall Project.
Hadrian's Wall Environment, Animals on the Wall, The New Ancient
Monuments Laboratory, Arms and
Armour, An Ancient Roof, The Earliest
Tool Makers, Bioarchaeology,An
Informative Pelvis, and WasNeanderthal
Man a Cretin?
Hadrian's wall as it approaches
In the foreground the slumping, and later rebuilding of the Roman wall can be seen. Then there is the modern stretch of wall, reconstructed behind the actual wall. At the end of the exposed section are the 'cippi', posts marking the position of the Roman defensive stakes. In the middle distance, on the left of the road (Buddle Street) the concrete and grass layout of the northern part of the fort can be seen. To the right of Buddle Street are the current excavations. Finally, lurking under the title of Current
Archaeology is a mass of scaffolding which conceals the new viewing platform from which the visitor will be able to see the whole fort at a glance.
Excavations in advance of the new
Heritage Centre reveal the early history of the fort, while geophysics reveals the layout of fort and vicus.
A Review of ten yearsof booksand articleson Hadrian's Wall.
Excavation of the later Roman levels reveals a fort destroyed by hostile action and rebuilt in a new style.
Great ChesterfordArchaeology Group, St
Mary Graces,Christian Celts, Artognou and Maxentius, and another Elegy for a
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