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ART. II – The Roman Fort at Castlesteads, Cumbria: a Geophysical Survey of the Vicus BY J. ALAN BIGGINS

@inproceedings{Taylor2015ARTI,
  title={ART. II – The Roman Fort at Castlesteads, Cumbria: a Geophysical Survey of the Vicus BY J. ALAN BIGGINS},
  author={David J. A. Taylor},
  year={2015}
}
THE Roman fort at Castlesteads (Camboglanna) is positioned between the Wall forts of Birdoswald and Stanwix, and sited on an escarpment above the Cam Beck. The fort is unusual in that, although it is classified as a Hadrianic Wall fort, it is not built on the line of the Wall but is positioned some 400 metres to the south. The easier line, which the Wall now follows, was probably taken in preference to the direct line between Milecastles 56 and 58, which would pass through the fort. One… 

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