Chesters Roman Fort England

Chesters Roman Fort, originally known as Cilurnum, was built around 124 CE as part of Hadrian's Wall in northern England. Its ruins include calvary barracks, a riverside bath house, and other structures scattered across a peaceful rural landscape. The English Heritage site includes Chesters Museum, a listed building displaying Roman tombstones and other artifacts.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1722466
NHLE ID
1010976
Names
Chesters Roman Fort
Coordinates
55.0282872° N, 2.1392917° W
Dates
122 CE

Location Map

Map showing the location of Chesters Roman Fort, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Chesters Roman Fort, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Listed Building Data

Chesters Roman Fort is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1010976
Name
Great Chesters Roman fort and Hadrian's Wall between the Caw Burn and the track to Cockmount Hill farm in wall miles 42 and 43
National Park
Northumberland
Grid Reference
NY 70450 66650