Forts of the Hadrianic Period

Welsh Forts Abandoned During the Hadrianic Period

Hadrianic Period (c.122AD – c.136) Hadrian’s Wall Forts – listed from east to west

SEGEDVNVM (Wallsend, Tyne & Wear)NZ3066Fort
PONS AELIVS (Newcastle, Tyne & Wear)NZ2564Fort
CONDERCVM (Benwell, Tyne & Wear)NZ2164Fort
VINDOBALA (Rudchester, Northumberland)NZ1167Fort
ONNVM (Halton Chesters, Northumberland)NY9968Fort
CILVRNVM (Chesters, Northumberland)NY9170Fort
BROCOLITIA (Carrawburgh, Northumberland)NY8571Fort
VERCOVICIVM (Housesteads, Northumberland)NY7868Fort
AESICA (Greatchesters, Northumberland)NY7066Fort
CAMBOGLANNA (Birdoswald, Cumbria)NY6166Fort
BANNA (Castlesteads, Cumbria)NY5163Fort
VXELODVNVM (Stanwix, Cumbria)NY4057Fort
ABALLAVA (Burgh by Sands, Cumbria)NY3259Fort
CONCAVATA (Drumburgh, Cumbria)NY2659Fort
MAIA (Bowness-on-Solway, Cumbria)NY2262Fort

The Outpost Forts and the Hinterland of the Wall

ARBEIA (South Shields, Tyne & Wear)NZ3667Fort at mouth of the Tyne
MAGNIS (Carvoran, Northumberland)NY6266Fort on Stanegate
FANVM COCIDI (Bewcastle, Cumbria)NY5674Northern Outpost Fort
CASTRA EXPLORATORVM (Netherby, Cumbria)NY3971Northern Outpost Fort
BLATOBVLGIVM (Birrens, Dumfries & Galloway)NY2175Northern Outpost Fort
VINDOLANDA (Chesterholm, Northumberland)NY7766Fort on Stanegate
ALAVNA (Maryport, Cumbria)NY0437Fort of the ‘Western Sea Defences’
GABROSENTVM (Moresby, Cumbria)NX9821Fort of the ‘Western Sea Defences’
MEDIOBOGDVM (Hardknott, Cumbria)NY2101Hinterland Fort
LAVATRIS (Bowes, Durham)NY9913Hinterland Fort

References for Roman Military Campaigns – The Hadrianic Period (c. AD122-c.136)

  • The Roman Invasion of Britain by Graham Webster (Batsford, London, 1980);
  • Rome Against Caratacus by Graham Webster (Batsford, London, 1981);
  • Britons and the Roman Army by Grace Simpson (Gregg, London, 1964);
  • Historical Map and Guide: Roman Britain by the OS (3rd Edition, 1956; 4th Ed., 1990; 5th Ed., 2001);