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TURRET 48B

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  WILLOWFORD WEST
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The site of Roman Turret 48b on Hadrian's Wall. It is situated on the south bank of the River Irthing immediately east of Willowford Farm. It survives as a high-standing stone feature. The turret was excavated in 1923 by R. C Shaw.

The excavated turret foundations are visible on air photographs and were mapped by Historic England as part of the English Heritage Trust's 'Hadrian's Wall: Birdoswald Sector Survey'.

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