Remains of the Antonine Wall

Remains of the Antonine Wall


Bearsden, 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.

Located in Bearsden, archaeologists have preserved a small section of the ditch along the Antonine Wall together with some stone foundations of one the ramparts.
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.

Located in Bearsden, archaeologists have preserved a small section of the ditch along the Antonine Wall together with some stone foundations of one the ramparts.
View in Google Earth Historical, Ancient
Links: www.antoninewall.org, en.wikipedia.org
By: Drudii

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