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Milecastle 76

Hob Uid: 10017
Location :
Cumbria
Allerdale
Bowness
Grid Ref : NY2668059870
Summary : The possible site of Roman milecastle 76. There is a very faint, irregular, unsurveyable platform amongst ridge-and-furrow at NY 2668 5988, but it is doubtful whether this is the remains of the milecastle.
More information : (NY 2668 5988) Milecastle 76 (GS) (Site of) (1)

Milecastle 76, the mound of which is visible on the ground, lies just over 220 yards east of the centre line of Drumburgh fort, well down the slope towards the old railway cutting. (2-3)

No visible traces of the mound. (4)

There is a very faint, irregular, unsurveyable platform amongst ridge-and-furrow at NY 2668 5988, but it is doubtful whether this is the remains of the milecastle. (5)

Scheduled (6)

Located on the English Heritage map of Hadrian's Wall 2010. (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" 1957
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Source Number : 2
Source : Research on Hadrian's Wall
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Page(s) : 77, 211
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Source Number : 2a
Source : Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society
Source details : (F G Simpson and IA Richmond)
Page(s) : 149
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Vol(s) : 52, 1953
Source Number : 3
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Letter (E Birley, 29.8.1959)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHP 22-NOV-1968
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Mark Bowden/04-SEP-1990/RCHME:Hadrian's Wall Project
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 19-Mar-98
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Source Number : 7
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 : Conjectural Evidence
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Mound
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : CU 28
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 2659/6
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 26121
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 25 NE 4
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 10014
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, MILECASTLE 76
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1958-01-01
End Date : 1960-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01