Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 36 - King's Hill

Milecastle

Milecastle 36 (King’s Hill) was one of the – Milecastles on Hadrian’s Wall (grid reference NY79726931). There is little to see on the ground as most of the walls have been robbed and quarried away.The site of – Milecastle 36 is located on King’s Hill, 800 metres northeast of Housesteads Roman Fort.

The – Milecastle was robbed of most of its remaining stone in 1831.
Part of the east and west walls are indicated by robber-trenches.
The remainder of the – Milecastle has been destroyed by surface quarrying, and the featureless interior is overlain by Wall tumble. – Milecastle 36 was excavated in 1946. It was found to have a long axis and narrow walls.