Hadrian's Wall - Milecastle 37 - Housesteads

Milecastle

Milecastle 37 is one of the – Milecastles on Hadrian’s Wall. It is immediately west of the Housesteads Roman Fort. The remains have been partly reconstructed and consolidated; it is now in the care of English Heritage. The wall has a maximum height of 2.2 metres internally. The – Milecastle has a short axis, with a Type I gateway. The – Milecastle contains the remains of a small barrack block in the east half which survives to 1.0 metres high.