The remains of the signal tower
The remains of one of a network of signal towers predating Hadrianís Wall. Pike Hill was later joined to the Wall at an angle of 45 degrees. Located between the two turrets known as Banks East Turret.
View from a little further back,
the roman wall ran along under what is now the road
A board at the site gives an idea as to how the
tower may have looked,
Humps and bumps in the field behind the signal tower, suggesting there's more to find.
Another view of the humps and bumps
Aerial photos by Simon Ledingham used with permission. Previously on www.visitcumbria.com
See also Banks East Turret at the same location.
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