Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 37 – Housesteads
Roman Mile Castle in Hexham
Milecastle 37 is one of the milecastles on Hadrian’s Wall. It is immediately west of the Housesteads Roman Fort. The remains have been partly reconstructed and consolidated; it is now in the care of English Heritage. The wall has a maximum height of 2.2 metres internally. The milecastle has a short axis, with a Type I gateway. The milecastle contains the remains of a small barrack block in the east half which survives to 1.0 metres high.
Visiting Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 37 – Housesteads