Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 15 – Whitchester
Roman Mile Castle in
Milecastle 15 (Whitchester) was a milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. Its remains exist as a bold platform with robbed walls located on the southern side of the B6318 Military Road approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of its crossing of the A69 road. It has not been excavated.
Milecastle 15 was a long-axis milecastle of unknown gateway type. Long-axis milecastles were thought to have been constructed by either the Legio VI Victrix who were based in Eboracum (York) or the Legio XX Valeria Victrix who were based in Deva Victrix (Chester).
Visiting Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 15 – Whitchester
Address: B6318, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15, UK
Duration: 1 minutes