Bar Hill Roman Fort (Antonine Wall)

Bar Hill Roman Fort (Antonine Wall)


Cumbernauld, United Kingdom (GB)
The Antonine Wall was built by the Romans across what is now known as the Central Belt of modern-day Scotland. The wall was 63 kilometres (39 miles), was about 3 metres (10 feet) high and 5 metres (16 feet) wide. Construction began in AD 142 and took 12 years to complete.

Bar Hill is the highest sitting fort on the entire route of the Antonine Wall. It is also one of the few forts along the Antonine Wall that has above ground remains. The remains of the bathhouse and headquarters (principia) are clearly visible today.
The Antonine Wall was built by the Romans across what is now known as the Central Belt of modern-day Scotland. The wall was 63 kilometres (39 miles), was about 3 metres (10 feet) high and 5 metres (16 feet) wide. Construction began in AD 142 and took 12 years to complete.

Bar Hill is the highest sitting fort on the entire route of the Antonine Wall. It is also one of the few forts along the Antonine Wall that has above ground remains. The remains of the bathhouse and headquarters (principia) are clearly visible today.
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Links: www.antoninewall.org, en.wikipedia.org
By: Drudii

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