Hadrian’s Wall

The scholarship available on Hadrian’s Wall.


  • Breeze, D.J. & Dobson, B., Hadrian’s Wall, London, 2000.
  • Hodgson, N., Hadrian’s Wall: archaeology and history at the limit of Rome’s empire, Marlborough, 2017.

Further Reading

  • Bidwell, P.T., Speak, S. & Brickstock, R.J., Excavations at South Shields Roman Fort: Vol.1, Newcastle, 1994.
  • Birley, A., Hadrian: the restless emperor, London, 1997.
  • Birley, A., Garrison life at Vindolanda: a band of brothers, Stroud, 2002.
  • Bowman, A.K., Life and letters on the Roman frontier: Vindolanda and its people, London, 1994.
  • Breeze, D.J., The Northern frontiers of Roman Britain, London, 1982.
  • Breeze, D.J., The frontiers of Imperial Rome, Barnsely, 2011.
  • Collingwood Bruce, J., Handbook to the Roman Wall, 1966.
  • Collins, R. & Symonds, F.A., Hadrian’s Wall 2009-2019: a summary of excavation and research, prepared for the Fourteenth Pilgrimage of Hadrian’s Wall, 20-28 July 2019, Kendal, 2019.
  • Dobson, B. & Breeze, D.J., The building of Hadrian’s Wall, Newcastle, 1976.
  • Hingley, R., Hadrian’s Wall: a life, Oxford, 2012.
  • Hodgson, N., Hadrian’s Wall, 1999-2009: a summary of excavation and research prepared for the Thirteenth Pilgrimage of Hadrian’s Wall, 8-14 August 2009, Carlisle, 2009.
  • Johnson, A., Roman forts: of the 1st and 2nd centuries AD in Britain and the German provinces, London, 1983.
  • Rushworth, A. & Allason-Jones, L., Housesteads Roman Fort: the grandest station : excavation and survey at Housesteads, 1954-95, by Charles Daniels, John Gillam, James Crow, and others, Swindon, 2009.
  • Wilmott, T., Birdoswald: excavations of a Roman fort on Hadrian’s Wall and its successor settlements, 1987-92, London, 1997.