Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 34 – Grindon
Roman Mile Castle in Hexham
Milecastle 34 (Grindon) was a milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. There are no visible remains, but the site is within a small, tree-filled, walled enclosure located around 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi) east of Sewingshields farm. Milecastle 34 was a long-axis milecastle with Type II gateways. Such milecastles were thought to have been constructed by the legio XX Valeria Victrix who were based in Deva Victrix (Chester).
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Visiting Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 34 – Grindon