Piercebridge Roman Fort & Roman Bridge from the air
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aerial photograph of Piercebridge Roman Fort in County Durham UK. Piercebridge Roman fort was first constructed around AD 70 and remained in continuous use until the Roman withdrawal around 410 AD. The name of the fort is uncertain but could possibly have been Morbium , a name which was mentioned in records of the time. The ruins of the Roman Bridge can be seen in the foreground of the photo. The current bridge was built in the 16th century with modifications in the 18th century and is grade II listed.
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