Roman Rampart (Antonine Wall)

Roman Rampart (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 the New Kilpatrick Cemetery in Bearsden are two sections of remaining Roman stone rampart from the Antonine Wall. The sections are the best-preserved sections of the foundations of the wall.
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 the New Kilpatrick Cemetery in Bearsden are two sections of remaining Roman stone rampart from the Antonine Wall. The sections are the best-preserved sections of the foundations of the wall.
View in Google Earth Historical, Ancient
Links: www.antoninewall.org, en.wikipedia.org
By: Drudii

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