Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 29 - Low Brunton

Milecastle

Milecastle 29 (Tower Tye) was a – Milecastle of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. Its remains exist as a mutilated earth platform accentuated by deep robber-trenches around all sides, and are located beside the B6318 Military Road. Like – Milecastles 9, 23, 25, and 51, a ditch has been identified around the – Milecastle, and is still visible to a small extent. It has been postulated that this was as a result of the need for drainage on the site.