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Chesters Roman Fort, Barrack block

A row of barrack rooms
A close-up of the cavalry barrack rooms


The best preserved set of Roman 2nd century cavalry barracks on Hadrians wall can be seen at Chesters. Here the row of mess rooms can be seen, which faced a matching set across a paved street and fronted by a veranda. The officers quarters would have been at the far end of the row.


Chesters Roman Fort, near Hexham, Northumberland. May 2005.

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