Category Archive: County Durham

Oct 01

Housesteads, Northumberland

Housesteads Roman Fort Images from Housesteads Image Gallery Upload your photo’s for the site here

Oct 01

Greta Bridge Roman Fort, County Durham

Greta Bridge Roman Fort Southern rampart ditches. Southern Rampart ditches. Earthwork outside of the main fort are by the river Greta. “The position at Greta Bridge presents many points of similarity with Bowes, but the rectangular area inclosed is 3 acres, and the earthworks are more perfect, espacially on the south, where there is a …

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Oct 01

Barnard Castle Roman Ford, County Durham

Roman Ford – Startforth – Barnard Castle, County Durham This page is an initial research report for the Roman Ford on the River Tees at Barnard Castle, the specific place name – Startforth is a corruption of “Street Ford” meaning a ford for a Roman road which crossed the Tees here. Current research indicates the …

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