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TURRET 45A

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  WALLTOWN CRAGS EAST
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The site of Roman turret 45A on Hadrian's Wall. It survives as consolidated masonry. Excavations date it to the Hadrianic period, and occupation ended sometime in the 2nd century AD. It appears to have originally been a free-standing structure, possibly a signal tower, and was later incorporated into the Wall. The turret is visible on air photographs.

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