Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 5 – Quarry House
Roman Mile Castle in Newcastle upon Tyne
Milecastle 5 (Quarry House) was the first milecastle west of Pons Aelius fort of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. No remains exist of the milecastle, though its supposed position is at the junction of the A186 Westgate road and the B1311 Corporation Street. No remains currently exist. Nothing is known of the long/axis or gateways type of Milecastle 5.