Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
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Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD

Excavations at Birdoswald Roman fort

This year, visitors to Birdoswald Roman fort will have the opportunity to see the past unfold before their eyes as we discover the 2,000 year old history hidden beneath the soil. 

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Summer Explorer Quest

This summer from 23 July, set off on a fun family adventure at Birdoswald Roman Fort. We need your help to uncover the fort's history. Explore the site, complete the challenges, find the missing shields and learn all about Birdoswald Roman Fort's fascinating past!

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Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

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 Birdoswald Timeline

AD 122The Turf Wall

Hadrian's Wall is begun, and is first built of turf not stone in the western sector.

125-38One of Many Forts

Birdoswald fort is built astride the Wall, on the site of one of the Wall's stone turrets.

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