Denton Hall Turret (Hadrian's Wall)
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Denton Turret is thought to have been in use on 3 separate occasions. The first was directly after the building of the Wall, from 122-196 AD. The second period of occupation was from 205-295, and the third from 300-367 AD.
Beside the turret is a section of 'broad wall' measuring 65 metres in length. Denton Turret is located directly beside Denton Hall (otherwise known as Bishops House).
About Denton Hall Turret (Hadrian's Wall)
Address: Turret Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Hadrian's Wall, Tyne and Wear, England, NE15 7TH
Attraction Type: Roman Site
Location: Open access site. Located on the A69 4 miles west of Newcastle city centre.
Website: Denton Hall Turret (Hadrian's Wall)
English Heritage - see also: English Heritage memberships (official website)
Photo Credit: Mike Quinn, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence.
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Benwell Roman Temple (Hadrian's Wall) - 1.3 miles (Roman Site)
Low Elswick Church Tower - 2.5 miles (Historic Church)
Holy Jesus Hospital - 3.4 miles (Historic Building)
Bessie Surtees House - 3.5 miles (Historic Building)
Heddon-on-the-Wall (Hadrians Wall) - 3.9 miles (Roman Site)
George Stephenson's Birthplace - 4.5 miles (Historic Building)
Gibside - 4.7 miles (Garden)
Segedunum Roman Fort (Hadrian's Wall) - 6.4 miles (Roman Site)
Nearest Accommodation to Denton Hall Turret (Hadrian's Wall):
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Nearest Tourist Information Centre ('as the crow flies')
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