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Brocolitia Roman Fort

Carrawbrough, Northumberland

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Brocolitia Roman Fort - Just humps and bumps.

Brocolitia Roman Fort is just humps and bumps, but behind it is The Temple of Mithras a 3rd century temple built to worship the Roman God Mithras and Coventina's Well   where many coins left as offerings were found.

Brocolitia Roman Fort from the south

Brocolitia Roman Fort  from near the car park looking south west

Location: Brocolitia Roman Fort, Carrawbrough, Northumberland

Grid Reference: NY858712 Ceremonial County: Northumberland

Map Link: Multimap

Aerial photo: Multimap Google

Getting there: Parking for this is on the side of the B6138 west of Chollerford.

Parking in a layby by the side of the road unusual in that it has a pay and display meter.

Access: From the lay-by you can see the humps and bumps of the covered over roman fort of Brocolitia.
Other Useful Websites: EH  (Corrected)  TR    Geograph including good images
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Opening Times: Access at all times, but as you have to pass through fields with livestock its best to do this when its light.

Charges: FREE - but there is for some reason a pay and display machine on the layby.

Nearby Locations:

Other Location Pages: Temple of Mithras    Coventina's well  

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Other Relevant Pages:  Roman Frontiers     Hadrian's Wall  

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By: Keith Park   Section: Roman Key:
Page Ref: Brocolitia_Roman_Fort Topic: Roman Britain Last Updated: 05/2010


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