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Shapefile of all major Roman forts within 100km of the line of Hadrian’s Wall. Original material evidenced from Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 base map and J. Collingwood Bruce’s ‘The Handbook to the Roman Wall. (Breeze 2006). Attribute table includes information about fort type, location (easting and northing – national grid reference), modern name and latin name. GIS Vector data (point) created using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.5 in OSG36 (EPSG:27700) co-ordinate system. This dataset was created as part of the Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


1:25 000 Scale Colour Raster [TIFF geospatial data], Scale 1:25000, Ordnance Survey (GB), Using: EDINA Digimap Ordnance Survey Service, , Downloaded: 2017-10-24 15:07:52.57

Breeze, D.J. 2006. J. Collingwood Bruce’s Handbook to the Roman Wall. Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Collins, R. and Symonds, M. (eds.) Hadrian’s Wall 2009-2019: A Summary of Excavation and Research prepared for The Fourteenth Pilgrimage of Hadrian’s Wall, 20-28 July 2019. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society and the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Kendal, 19-26.


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