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A turf and stone platform attached to a FRONTIER DEFENCE, and thought to be a beacon stance.


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FORTLET A small Roman military installation, generally built as an outpost for 80 soldiers or fewer, usually defended by a single rampart and ditch, and containing accommodation for troops and officers, together with stores and ancillary buildings.
LEGIONARY FORTRESS A large, fortified permanent military base built to house a Roman legion, generally defended by at least one rampart and ditch.
SIGNAL PLATFORM A turf platform attached to a Roman military installation, and thought to be a beacon stance.
WATCH TOWER A building or structure from which observation is kept of the approach of danger. Linked Data resource