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A turret was a small watch tower, incorporated into the curtain wall of Hadrian's Wall. The turrets were normally spaced at intervals of one third of a mile#Roman mile, Roman mile (equivalent to ) between Milecastles, giving two Turrets between each Milecastle. Numbering system and naming In the numbering system introduced by John Collingwood Bruce in 1930, Turrets were numbered after the Milecastle located to the east of the turret. The nearest turret to the milecastle is suffixed by 'A', and the other turret by 'B'. For example, travelling west from Milecastle 33, the first Turret encountered would be Milecastle 33#Turret 33A, Turret 33A, and the second would be Milecastle 33#Turret 33B, Turret 33B. Both lower and upper case 'A' and 'B' suffixes are in widespread use, and the full name is often abbreviated to (for example) 'T33a'. Many turrets also have a name, which is often shown in brackets following the number. For example, Milecastle 26#Turret 26B, Brunton Turret is often r ...
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