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MILECASTLE 44

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The site of milecastle 44 on Hadrian's Wall. The milecastle is a long-axis type measuring 20.3m north-south by 17.0m east-west internally. It was excavated by trenching around the inner face, but when and by whom is unknown as there is no published report available. It is now visible as a few facing stones and a turf-covered bank, 3.5m wide and 0.9m high. The agger of the road that leads to the Military Way is 3.5m wide and 0.2m high. The bank of the milecastle is visible as earthworks on air photographs and an inner ditch, which may be the excavation trench ia also visible.

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