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Roman fort in Risingham

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Roman fort in Risingham
Roman fort in Risingham

The remains of the earth from the Roman fort at Risingham (northern England), which was called Habitancum in Roman times. Its purpose was to defend the crossing of the Rede River. It was established in about 139 CE and was abandoned in the 4th century CE. The facility could accommodate a detachment of up to 1,000 people.

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