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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jan 2021 3:34 p.m. PST

"Remains of an important early Roman road in Northumberland have been discovered during water main work in Settlingstones. Northumbrian Water crews came across the a compacted layer of cobbles which the archaeologists observing the work recognized as the foundation underlay of the 1st century A.D. Stanegate road, Roman Britain's first northern frontier.

…The Stanegate was built between 77 and 85 A.D. to link the forts of Corstopitum (modern-day Corbridge) and Luguvalium (modern-day Carlisle), east to west along the northern frontier with Scotland. Between the two terminus points, the road also ran through the fort of Vindolanda, then in its first stage of construction with only wood structures, and Nether Denton…"


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian06 Jan 2021 4:26 p.m. PST

Courtesy of The History Blog

abelp0106 Jan 2021 4:48 p.m. PST

So cool!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2021 11:37 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend! (smile)


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