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Chesters Roman Fort

Nearest town: Hexham

Site type: historic site

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Northumberland

Country: England

Grid ref: not known

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 20-Sep-00

Recorded by: Paul Greenwood

Protection & responsibility: No data

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: An extensive Roman fort built in around 120 a.d. to control a major crossing of the Tyne river. Landscaping was completed in the late 1700's with archaeological investigations beginning in 1832. Now the site is fully excavated and one of the most important associated with the Roman Wall which is of World Heritage protection status.

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Yew trees at Chesters Roman Fort:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
1956 Chesters Roman Fort Notable 330cm at 122cm - view more info