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I have a feeling that Hutton never actually visited Vindolanda. That talk of "prison cells" is actually talking about the hypocaust of the bath house. The only way someone could think that 2-foot-tall room was a prison is if they'd never actually seen it! Also, he doesn't actually say anything at all about how the fort looked, which is unusual. (Look at his description of Great-Chesters right after it.) I guess he could've been there. But if so, he didn't seem to find anything original to say about it at all.
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Last Record of Vindolanda before Hedley · Primary Sources