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BIBRA (Beckfoot) Cumberland, England.

Coastal fort S of the W end of Hadrian's Wall, for an infantry unit of 500, built of stone with internal angle towers and four gates with guard-chambers, occupied from Hadrian's reign until the late 4th c. The only known garrison is Cohors XI Pannoniorum. Ballista platforms may have been added to the defenses in the 3d-4th c.


R. G. Collingwood, “The Roman fort at Beckfoot,” Trans. Cumberland and Westmorland Arch. Soc. ser. 2,36 (1936) 76-84.


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