Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 55 – Low Wall
Roman Mile Castle in Brampton, Carlisle
Milecastle 55 (Low Wall) was a milecastle on Hadrian’s Wall. The area of the mile fort is on a pasture east of the village of Walton. There are no more remains, only a slight elevation can be seen on a hedge. It measured 22 meters from east to west. Its north-south length is unknown. Remains of the wall (1.4 m high) have also been preserved near the fort.
Hadrian’s Wall in the vicinity of Milecastle 55 survives as a substantial turf covered bank, up to 1.4 metres high, surmounted by a fence and hedge.
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Visiting Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 55 – Low Wall