Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
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Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 6NN

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Guidebook: Hadrian's Wall

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 Housesteads Timeline


Construction of Hadrian's Wall begins. The fort at Housesteads, known as Vercovicium, is built.

138Hadrian's Great Defences

The Wall is completed at the end of Hadrian's reign and is garrisoned by nearly 10,000 men. Housesteads is one of 15 forts along the Wall.

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