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Turret 44a

Hob Uid: 13833
Location :
Northumberland
Northumberland
Greenhead
Grid Ref : NY6842066850
Summary : The site of Roman turret 44A on Hadrian's Wall. It is visible as a turf-covered bank with an average height of 0.3m and square in shape. The turret is also visible as earthworks on air photographs.
More information : [NY 6842 6685] Turret [G.S.] (Site of) (1)

Turret 44A, located by exploratory excavation in 1912, occurs at the turn in the wall on Mucklebank Crag beyond the second nick of the "Nine Nicks of Thirlwall". (2-3)

The foundations of the turret wall are visible as a slight, turf-covered bank. Surveyed at 1.2500. (4)

The turret is visible at NY 6842 6685 as a turf-covered bank with an average height of 0.3m and square in shape. (5)

scheduled (6)

Listed Building (7)

The turret is visible as earthworks on air photographs. (8)

Located on the English Heritage map of Hadrian's Wall 2010. (9)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" (Prov) 1946
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Handbook to Roman Wall 11th Ed 1957 (JC Bruce, Ed IA Richmond)
Page(s) : 159
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Source Number : 3
Source : Research on Hadrian's Wall
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Page(s) : 71, 75
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 24-MAY-66
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Keith Blood/13-MAR-1989/RCHME: Hadrian's Wall Project.
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 14-Jul-97
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Source Number : 7
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of Tynedale, Northumberland: 27.7.87
Page(s) : 22
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Source Number : 8
Source : Oblique aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NY6866/6 TMG 19850/52 02-MAY-2000
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Source Number : 9
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 : Turret
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 6866/11
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 26066
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ND 28
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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 240720
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Northumberland)
External Cross Reference Number : 6043
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 66 NE 4
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 13836
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 13828
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1009906
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : TURRET 44A,ALLOLEE WEST
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1912-01-01
End Date : 1912-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 66 NE 4
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-05-24
End Date : 1966-05-24
Associated Activities : RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01
Associated Activities : ENGLISH HERITAGE: HADRIAN'S WALL WHS MAPPING PROJECT, NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2002-01-01
End Date : 2008-12-31