Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 1 - Stott's Pow

Roman Mile Castle in Newcastle upon Tyne

Milecastle 1 (Stott’s Pow) was a milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. It was located near the (now disappeared) valley of Stott’s Pow. Its remains are covered over, and are located beneath the recreation ground at Miller’s Dene. Early excavations and investigations of Turret 0B were mistakenly interpreted as Milecastle 1. The Milecastle sits within the parish of Wallsend.

Milecastle 1 was a short-axis milecastle of unknown gateway type. Short-axis milecastles were thought to have been constructed by the legio II Augusta who were based in Isca Augusta (Caerleon).

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Visiting Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 1 - Stott's Pow

Address: 253 Fossway, Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4XX, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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