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Coriostopitum was a major Roman military base in the valley of the Tyne where the east–west road (the Stanegate) met the north–south road (Dere Street). Inscriptions attest the continuing military importance of Corbridge whenever the Romans campaigned northwards. The town consisted of buildings suggesting commercial activity tied to the military and the local populace.

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