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Milecastle 49 Harrow's Scar Milecastle

nr Gilsland, Cumberland

Location Guide

At Milecastle 49, Harrow's Scar Milecastle, you will find a long section of the Wall, rebuilt in stone later in Hadrianís reign. It is linked to Birdoswald Roman Fort,   and a footbridge takes you beyond this over the river to Willowford Bridge.

Aerial photo by Simon Ledingham used with permission. Previously on www.visitcumbria.com


Photo by Mike Quinn

Footbridge over the river going east, this was made and delivered here by helicopter

Photo by Richard Rogrerson

Location: Milecastle 49 Harrow's Scar Milecastle, nr Gilsland, Cumbria

Grid Reference: NY619663 Ceremonial County: Cumberland

Map Link: Multimap

Aerial photo: Multimap   Google

Getting there: By path east from Birdoswald Roman Fort

Access: On wall so open access
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Nearby Locations: Birdoswald Roman Fort   Willowford Bridge
Other Location Pages: Hadrian's Wall Route Guide

Other Relevant Pages: Roman Frontiers     Hadrian's Wall  

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By: Keith Park   Section: Roman Key:
Page Ref: milecastle_49 Topic: Roman Britain Last Updated: 05/2010


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