Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 6 – Benwell Grove

Roman Mile Castle in Newcastle upon Tyne

Milecastle 6 (Benwell Grove) was a milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. The exact location of this milecastle is unknown but the wall in this area runs beneath the A186. The area is built over with roads and terraced houses and no milecastle remains are known. In 1966 J Collingwood Bruce suggested that the site of Milecastle 6 lay beneath the Benwell Grove road in Newcastle.

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Visiting Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 6 – Benwell Grove

Address: 1a West Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9PT, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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