Osmanthorpe Fort

Edingley

 

Scheduled Monument – Monument Number 320222

 

Cropmarks of a roughly rectangular Roman vexillation fort, measuring internally 902 ft by 1,099 ft and enclosing 21.7 acres, defended by a double ditch with a third to the south and west sides, with gates to the north, south and east.

Garrison may have included Legio IX Hispana

 

1982                            Excavated by the University of Durham.

1984                            Excavated

1998                            Scheduled.

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