Richard's Photo Gallery - Chesters

A second century Roman fort where Hadrian's wall crosses the valley of the North Tyne river.

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house Location 1.5km north of Hexam, Northumberland
Lens Miranda 28mm F2.8 @F11 +pl filt
Expose 1/30
Date 1997 September 10th.
Very keen on their bath houses, were the Romans. Well, perhaps after a day's horse ride in Northumberland winter weather perhaps you wouldn't refuse a hot soak either.

The niches along the wall of the changing room are thought to have contained statues representing the days of the week.

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Last modified: 1998 September 6th.