Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Please note that the B6318 will be closed between the crossroads at Chollerford and bridge, from Mon 9 Oct for four weeks. The closure will affect access to the fort for those travelling from Newcastle between the hours of 9am - 3pm. A diversion will be in place during this time and the fort will be open as usual.

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort

Price: £3.50


124Hadrian's Wall Fort

A turret on the Wall is demolished to make way for Chesters fort, one of 15 built along Hadrian's Wall.

Reconstruction by Richard Lea of the east gate as it might have appeared when first built in the AD 120s

124-40Early Roman Residents

A 500-man cavalry unit, the 'ala Augusta ob virtutem appellata', is stationed at the fort.

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