Tyne and Wear HER(13262): Hadrian's Wall, Milecastle Nine, human remains - Details
Hadrian's Wall, Milecastle Nine, human remains
Outside the south wall of milecastle 9 (HER 214) about half way between the gate and the south-west corner, the headless skeleton of a person aged about 17 years was found in 1929. The bones of an adult man and a woman of about 20 were found nearby. The remains could be Roman or post-Roman.
E. Birley, 1930, Excavations on Hadrian's Wall west of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1929, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, VII, pp. 152-164; David J. Breeze, Handbook to the Roman Wall, fourteenth edition, page 164