Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 3 - Ouseburn

Roman Mile Castle and Roman Site in Newcastle upon Tyne

Milecastle 3 (Ouseburn) was a milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. No remains exist, but it was thought to have been located at the junction of the A187 Byker Bridge and Stephen Street.
No evidence exists as to the configuration or type of Milecastle 3, though the curtain wall at this stage was almost certainly a narrow configuration.
In 1732 – John Horsley a British antiquarian surveyed the milecastle, recording its position.

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Visiting Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 3 - Ouseburn

Address: 22 Byker Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1PE, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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