Chesters Roman Fort

Local nameChesters Roman Fort
LocationHumshaugh, UK

Cilurnum or Cilurvum was a fort on Hadrian's Wall mentioned in the Notitia Dignitatum. It is now identified with the fort found at Chesters near the village of Walwick, Northumberland, England. It was built in 123 AD, just after the wall's completion.

Cilurnum is considered to be the best preserved Roman cavalry fort along Hadrian's Wall. The site is now preserved by English Heritage as Chesters Roman Fort. There is a museum on the site, housing finds from the fort and elsewhere along the wall.

Tags Hadrian's WallRoman FortRuinsEnglish HeritageFortMuseum
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Opening hours

Till Sep 30, 2015: daily: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2015: daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nov 2, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016: Sat - Sun: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Feb 15 - Feb 19, 2016: daily: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Feb 20 - Mar 24, 2016: Sat - Sun: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Last admission half an hour before closing time.
Closed on Dec 24, 25, 26, 28 & 31, 2015 and Jan 1, 2016.

Admission

Adults: £5.80/£6.40 (no Gift-Aid/Gift-Aid)
Concessions (students with ID, seniors over 60): £5.20/£5.80
Children (5-15): £3.40/£3.80
Family (2 adults, 3 children): £15/£16.60
Members: free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cilurnum

Twitter https://twitter.com/EHHadriansWall

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/chestersromanfort

English Heritage website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/chesters-roman-fort-and-museum-hadrians-wall/

Phone +44 1434 681 379

Address Chollerford, Hexham NE46 4EU, UK

Coordinates 55°1'33.459" N -2°8'21.436" E

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