Hadrian's Wall, Milecastle 39

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Carole Raddato
published on 24 March 2015

The remains of Milecastle 39 on Hadrian's Wall near Steel Rigg. Each milecastle on Hadrian's Wall had two associated turret structures. These turrets were positioned approximately one-third and two-thirds of a Roman mile to the west of the Milecastle. The turrets associated with Milecastle 39 are known as Turret 39A and Turret 39B.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, March 24). Hadrian's Wall, Milecastle 39. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3743/hadrians-wall-milecastle-39/

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Raddato, Carole. "Hadrian's Wall, Milecastle 39." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 24, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3743/hadrians-wall-milecastle-39/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hadrian's Wall, Milecastle 39." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Mar 2015. Web. 06 Feb 2023.