History
Index

4

Romans in Cumbria

  List of Roman Forts in Cumbria
and along Hadrian's Wall

 


NAME
ROMAN NAME LINK NEAREST TOWN MAP REF
Ambleside Galeva LD Ambleside 373044
Beckfoot Bibra CC Silloth 091491
Benwell Condercum HW Newcastle 216648
Bewcastle Banna HW Brampton 565747
Birdoswald Camboglanna HW Gilsland 616665
Bowness-on-Solway Maia HW Carlisle 223627
Brougham Brocavum TP Penrith 538288
Brough-u-Stainmore Verterae TP Brough 790143
Burgh-by-Sands Abavalla HW Carlisle 329591
Burrow Walls Not known CC Workington 003300
Burrow-in-Lonsdale Calacum TP Lancaster 615757
Carlisle Luguvalium SG Carlisle 400559
Carrawburgh Brocolitia HW Haydon Bridge 859712
Carvoran Magna HW/TP Haltwhistle 666656
Castlesteads Uxellodunum SG Brampton 512635
Chesterholm Vindolanda SG Haltwhistle 771804
Corbridge Corstopitum SG Corbridge 983648
Drumburgh Congavata HW Carlisle 265599
Greatchesters Aesica HW Haltwhistle 704668
Halton Onnum HW Corbridge 998685
Hardknott Pass Mediobogdum LD Ambleside 219015
Housesteads Vercovicium HW Haydon Bridge 790688
Kirkbride Not known SG Wigton 230573
Kirkby Thore Bravoniacum TP Appleby 640257
Low Borrow Bridge Not known TP Tebay 610013
Maryport Alauna CC Maryport 038374
Moresby Gabosentum CC Whitehaven 983210
Nether Denton Not known SG Brampton 597646
Netherby Castra Exploratorum HW Longtown 396716
Newcastle Pons Aelius HW Newcastle 251641
Old Carlisle Maglona NC Wigton 260464
Old Church Not known SG Brampton 510615
Old Penrith Voreda TP Penrith 493385
Papcastle Derventio NC Cockermouth 111318
Ravenglass Glannobanta CC Ravenglass 087958
Rudchester Vindovala HW Corbridge 112676
South Shields Arbeia HW South Shields 365679
Stanwix Petriana HW Carlisle 401571
Throp Not known SG Gilsland 632660
Troutbeck Not known LD Keswick 381272
Wallsend Segundunum HW Wallsend 300660
Watercrook Alauna LD Kendal 515907
Whitley Castle Not known TP Alston 696487

 

LINKS: This column shows the Roman defence/road system with which the fort is linked:

CC = Cumbria Coast; HW = Hadrian's Wall; LD = Lake District; NC = North Cumberland Plain; TP = Trans-Pennine routes; SG = Stanegate.

 

End

 

History
Index
Main
Index

Copyright EDGE1997