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Roman Ruins

The Piecebridge ruins are not that large, But, an Interesting side trip to relax and spend an hour... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
joycep883
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Very well maintained

Ruins are not really my bag, but I was struck by how well the site was maintained and its... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
watercolourcrow
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been round many roman remains in various places, I have to say that these were smaller, but more interesting than most. We could visualized the walls and defences and the bridge remains were fascinating. The whole place is beautifully maintained and the signs were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The Piecebridge ruins are not that large, But, an Interesting side trip to relax and spend an hour time in County Durham

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joycep883
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Ruins are not really my bag, but I was struck by how well the site was maintained and its accessibility.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank watercolourcrow
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There's not a lot to see but you do get the impression of what would have stood there nearly 2000 years ago. Fascinating to see how the river Tees has moved. Good picnic spot, 5 mins for car park. If not stopping - 30 mins...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank liverpoolfan2016
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Found by accident when driving past but well worth the detour. Well maintained with good signposting and access . Gave a good solid insight into Roman history of the area and in particular the role the fort played locally and in northern development. We also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michelle2320
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

If you like history then this place will probably interest you. Personally we where in and out within 10 minutes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jojo550
Reviewed 17 July 2018

it's very rare to find the remains of a Roman bridge in the UK, so this is really interesting. Part of the site is little more than a pile of 1800 year old rubble, but at the far end you get a real feel for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is an amazing fortress built early in the Roman invasion of the U.K. and in particular the North, Queen Cartimundi of the Brigantes had her massive fortress based nearby at Stanwix near Scotch Corner and that is absolutely amazing and anyone interested in early...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank josied2013
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Roman fort is explained through sign boardsand is well maintained. the bridge is interesting as the course of the river has changed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cecilia D
Reviewed 1 February 2018

An interesting site giving a good idea of the Roman settlement that once stood at Piercebridge. There is informative signage throughout both sites, Bridge and Fort, and the locations of both are quite atmospheric. It is an easy walk from one site to the other.

Date of experience: January 2018
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