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Durham University

Durham Centre for Roman Cultural Studies

Survey exhibition

Visitors to Hadrian's Wall were provided with a booklet of photographs of Hadrian's Wall and its landscape and asked to comment any aspect of the images or the places illustrated. Use the links on the left to view the photographs, some of the comments provided and wordle visualizations. You can also view some of the responses provided to additional questions by participants about themselves and their visit. 

Please see these project articles for more details:

Witcher, R.E. (2010a) The Fabulous Tales of the Common People, Part 1: Representing Hadrian’s Wall. Public Archaeology 9(3): 126-152

Witcher, R.E. (2010b) The Fabulous Tales of the Common People, Part 2: Encountering Hadrian’s Wall. Public Archaeology 9(4): 211-238.


Hadrian's Wall Pilgrimage at Housesteads Roman fort
© R. Witcher. Creative Commons Licence. Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Word visualization

Visualization of participant responses to all photo-questionnaire sections ('wall', 'photo', 'shows' & 'like' excluded).

Word visualization: