Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 61 – High Strand

Roman Mile Castle in Carlisle

Milecastle 61 (Wallhead) was a milecastle on Hadrian’s Wall. The location of the mile fort is unknown, there are no remains above ground. It is believed to be east of Wallhead Farm, village of Stanwix Rural. In 1981 a geophysical survey was carried out there. In 1949, about 400 m to the south, the remains of two Roman marching camps lying one above the other were observed.

Visiting Hadrian’s Wall – Milecastle 61 – High Strand


24 Hours



Address: Wallhead, Carlisle CA6 4QY, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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