Hardknott Roman Fort

Hardknott Roman Fort


Arnside, United Kingdom (GB)
Built between about AD 120 and 138, the fort was abandoned during the Antonine advance into Scotland during the mid 2nd Century. The fort was reoccupied c AD 200 and continued in use until the last years of the 4th century. During this time an extensive vicus developed outside the fort. The Roman garrison here was a detachment of 500 cavalry from the Dalmatian coast.
Built between about AD 120 and 138, the fort was abandoned during the Antonine advance into Scotland during the mid 2nd Century. The fort was reoccupied c AD 200 and continued in use until the last years of the 4th century. During this time an extensive vicus developed outside the fort. The Roman garrison here was a detachment of 500 cavalry from the Dalmatian coast.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: mlc1us

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