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Bardon Mill in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
 

Hadrian's Wall

Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site

 
 
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
1. Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker
Inscription. Hadrian's Wall formed the north-west frontier of the Roman empire for most of the period AD 122-410. The empire's frontiers extended over 5,000 km from the Atlantic coast of Britain through Europe, the Middle East and across North Africa to the Atlantic.

The site's outstanding universal value to humanity is recognised under the World Heritage Convention, 1972.

Inscribed 1987. Renamed and extended 2005 as part of the trans-national Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.
 
Erected by World Heritage Convention.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
 
Location. 55° 0.732′ N, 2° 19.894′ W. Marker is in Bardon Mill, England, in Northumberland. Click for map. To reach the marker, tickets will need to be purchased at the Housesteads Roman Fort Visitor Centre off of B6318 Road. Coordinates: 55.009825, -2.324069. Then follow the footpath to the top of the hill located behind the visitor centre. The marker is located at the front of the Housteads Roman Fort Museum to the left. The actual Roman Fort is located across from the museum on the hillside, butting up against Hadrian's Wall.
 
Other nearby markers.
Housesteads Roman Fort looking North image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
2. Housesteads Roman Fort looking North
At least 1 other marker is within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steel Rigg (approx. 3.9 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall - English Heritage. (Submitted on July 23, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
2. Housesteads Roman Fort Directions. (Submitted on July 23, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
3. Hadrian's Wall Country. (Submitted on July 23, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
4. Hadrian's Wall Path- National Trails. (Submitted on July 23, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
 
Additional keywords. Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesLandmarksSettlements & Settlers
 
Housesteads Roman Fort Map image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
3. Housesteads Roman Fort Map
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
4. Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker
Marker is located at the entrance to the museum, just to the right.
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
5. Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker
Path leading up to the museum
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
6. Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker
Backside of the museum
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
7. Frontiers of the Roman Empire Marker
Footpath from the visitors center to the museum. Museum can be seen to the left. Housesteads Roman Fort is located to the right of the museum.
Housesteads Roman Fort image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
8. Housesteads Roman Fort
Inside the remains of Housesteads Roman Fort
Hadrian's Wall to the East image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
9. Hadrian's Wall to the East
Hadrian's Wall as it runs eastward- Housteads Roman Fort butts up against the wall at this location
Hadrian's Wall to the West image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
10. Hadrian's Wall to the West
Hadrian's Wall as it runs to the west from Houseteads Roman Fort
Hadrian's Wall looking South over the museum image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
11. Hadrian's Wall looking South over the museum
Looking south from Hadrian's Wall, the top of the museum, where the marker is located, can be seen.
Housteads Roman Fort Visitor Centre sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
12. Housteads Roman Fort Visitor Centre sign
Housesteads Roman Center Visitor Centre Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
13. Housesteads Roman Center Visitor Centre Sign
Housteads Roman Fort Aerial View Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
14. Housteads Roman Fort Aerial View Sign
Museum Artifacts from the Fort #1 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
15. Museum Artifacts from the Fort #1
Museum Artifacts from the Fort #2 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
16. Museum Artifacts from the Fort #2
Museum Artifacts from the Fort #3 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
17. Museum Artifacts from the Fort #3
Housesteads Roman Fort Visitor Centre image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 3, 2013
18. Housesteads Roman Fort Visitor Centre
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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