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LOW MIRE MILEFORTLET 20

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The site of Roman milefortlet 20 at Low Mire. Excavated in 1969 and 1980, the excavation trenches are still visible. Part of the Roman frontier defences along the Cumbrian coast supporting Hadrian's Wall. It was occupied and in the 2nd century and in the 4th century, possibly as a watch post. The excavation trenches and a scarp are visible as earthworks on air photographs.

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