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Hadrians Wall in Housesteads Wood

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavated and restored by Clayton in the mid-19th century, the Wall was found to have been built to narrow gauge specifications on narrow foundations. Archaeological Comments - Site:12018*0 Any restoration or repair work carried out on the Clayton Wall should be done so under the supervi...

Section 2 - Housesteads Crags W of Milecastle 37 - N Face

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

N face of Clayton Wall from the junction with the field wall at NY78386870 to the W side of the N gate of Milecastle 37 at NY784868691: 24m to corner, up to 6 Roman courses with well preserved Roman mortar, slump at 1m, bulge at 14.2m, stepped horizontal offset at 22.9m to end (Clayton Wal...

ROMAN GRAVELS LEAD MINE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Roman Gravels lead mine is one of a group of lead mines in the area which were of great significance in the lead industry of the 19th century and earlier. The discovery by miners in the 19th century of earlier shafts containing pottery and wooden shovels, as well as the discovery of Roman...

S face - Section 3 - Clayton Wall

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This length of Hadrians Wall was cleared and restored by Clayton between 1848 and 1873. However, this section of Clayton Wall is in a bad state of disrepair and has lost not only much of its turf cap but has totally collapsed at 2 points along its length. The S face of the Wall stands at 6...

Earth Closet, Hawkshead Fields, Hawkshead

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A smalml earth closet of no particular note, of the usual materials and construction. It is not of the same dimensions as the building shown on th 1914 OS Map so may post date that. No fittings, now a garden store. (NT VBS Surveyor; 1985)

NEWCASTLE SWING BRIDGE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The low level swing bridge which crosses the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead is also the site of previous Roman and medieval bridges. The Roman bridge was built by the order of the Emperor Hadrian in AD 122. A stone bridge was constructed in the 13th century utilising the piers...

CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS BARKING

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

First mentioned in 1086 as a daughter church of Barking Abbey, Essex, All Hallows in the only London church with standing fabric of Anglo-Saxon vintage, revealed by the same bomb damage in 1940 that made necessary the drastic post-war reconstruction by Lord Mottistone of Seely and Paget. O...

Little Milford, The Lodge: House

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

is a single storey house, rectangular in plan about 15m x 8m overall. It is essentially a new structure built on the site of an earlier house of unknown form, although shown on the Tithe Map and on the 25 O.S. second edition in approximately the same place and with the same plan (in so fa...

Earth Closet, Hawkshead Fields, Hawkshead

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A smalml earth closet of no particular note, of the usual materials and construction. It is not of the same dimensions as the building shown on th 1914 OS Map so may post date that. No fittings, now a garden store. (NT VBS Surveyor; 1985)

Ravenscar Brickworks, Ravenscar

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Twentieth century brick manufacturing complex, partly using refuse from alum quarries.