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Edges of Empire
Building the Wall
Tristan Hughes looks into the construction of Hadrian's Wall and the many mysteries that still abound. Featuring Frances McIntosh, curator at Hadrian's Wall.
Up Next in Hadrian's Wall
Settlement and Supply
Tristan Hughes visits two must see sites, situated near Hadrian's Wall. South Shields Roman Fort, at the mouth of the River Tyne, and Corbridge, the northernmost town in the Roman Empire.
Life on the Wall
In this episode, Tristan Hughes visits two key sites along Hadrian’s Wall that can tell us more about everyday life on this far flung frontier, with a particular focus on hygiene and worship. First on the list is Chesters Roman Fort. Described as one of the most complete cavalry forts that surviv...