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Milecastle 66

Hob Uid: 10568
Location :
Cumbria
Carlisle
Carlisle
Grid Ref : NY3973056780
Summary : The possible site of milecastle 66, part of the defences on Hadrian's Wall. The milecastle is situated south of the fort at Stanwix close to the River Eden.
More information : (NY 397 567) MC 66 (NAT). (1)

(Area NY 397 35678) Milecastle 66 (Stanwix Bank) would lie, by calculation, nearly on the edge of the escarpment, where Pennant, in 1772 noted the "vestiges of some dikes describing a small square, the site of a fort to defend the pass". (2)

No visible remains. (3)

Located on the English Heritage map of Hadrian's Wall 2010. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS Hadrian's Wall Map 1964
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hadrian's Wall 1961 208 (E Birley)
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : A Tour in Scotland 1772 72 (T Pennant)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 DS 10-JAN-72
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Source Number : 4
Source : An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall, 1:25,000 scale
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Milecastle
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 35 NE 4
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Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 35 NE 4
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1972-01-10
End Date : 1972-01-10