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Turret 44b

Hob Uid: 13836
Location :
Northumberland
Greenhead
Grid Ref : NY6814066700
Summary : The site of Roman turret 44B on Hadrian's Wall, surviving as upstanding masonry. The inner face has a maximum height of 1.9m. The stone walls of the turret are visible on air photographs.
More information : [NY 6814 6671] Turret [G.S.] (Site of) (1)

Turret 44b, in the angle of the Wall overlooking the third nick of the "Nine Nicks of Thirlwall", was excavated in 1892 and left open for inspection. It yielded a coin of Valens, and outside the S.E. angle, a centurial stone, in situ, inscribed Coh Ic Flau Cve. Now in the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle. (2-3)

The turret wall stands to a height of 1.8m and is well preserved.
Published survey (25") correct. (4)

Excavation of 1892 published. (5)

The inner face of the turret at NY 6814 6670 has a maximum height of 1.9m. (5a)

scheduled (6)

listed building (7)

The stone walls of the turret are visible 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 Edition, 1957 (JC Bruce, Edited by IA Richmond)
Page(s) : 159-60
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone
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Page(s) : 551
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 05-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 : 5a
Source : Archaeologia Aeliana : or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity
Source details : Gibson J P 'Mucklebank Wall Turret (T44B)
Page(s) : 13-18
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Vol(s) : 24, 1903
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 : NMR NY 6866/14 (TMG 19851/6) 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 : Ruined Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 26066
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ND 28
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 6866/12
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 240720
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : ViewFinder
External Cross Reference Number : BB90/07966
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 66 NE 5
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 13833
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1009938
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 13828
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1395638
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1004314
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, MUCKLEBANK,TURRET 44B
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1892-01-01
End Date : 1892-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 66 NE 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-05-05
End Date : 1966-05-05
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: HADRIAN'S WALL WHS MAPPING PROJECT, NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2002-01-01
End Date : 2008-12-31