The wall and I (part 2) – Housesteads Roman Fort

 

 

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Everything in order in the North Gate…
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… and also in the officers’ baths
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… and legions made all those miles walking

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5 thoughts on “The wall and I (part 2) – Housesteads Roman Fort

    1. The stone was all local. For instance the peculiar shape of Walltown rock is due that it was used as a quarry. That’s the reason why in the East and West side of the wall the material used was timber and turf, as rocks were difficult to find.

  1. That walking is something that always floors me, in Roman history as in ancient history generally. The way people traversed such long distances.

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