Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 15 - Whitchester

Milecastle

Milecastle 15 (Whitchester) was a – Milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. Its remains exist as a bold platform with robbed walls located on the southern side of the B6318 Military Road approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of its crossing of the A69 road. It has not been excavated.

Milecastle 15 was a long-axis – Milecastle of unknown gateway type. Long-axis – Milecastles were thought to have been constructed by either the Legio VI Victrix who were based in Eboracum (York) or the Legio XX Valeria Victrix who were based in Deva Victrix (Chester).