Antonine Wall

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a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde)

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She said: "The Antonine Wall represents an incredible part of Scotland's history.
A source said: "He asked to see some sights and was shown Glasgow University and the Antonine Wall and Roman bathhouse remains in Bearsden before heading back to George Square.
Built by the Romans, the Antonine Wall ran from the Firth of Clyde to which other ulstertish Firth?
In October, Tim plans to run 40 miles of the cross-country and inner-city trail of the Roman Antonine Wall in Scotland.
3) Irvine, Historiographer Royal for Scotland under King Charles II, was an authoritative witness: he had travelled along the Antonine Wall several times, and noted its forts in due sequence, categorising them as 'Great Forts', 'Forts' and 'Small Forts'.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal follows the Roman Antonine Wall.
a) Scots Wall b) Pictish Wall c) Antonine Wall d) Empire Wall
Next year ministers will nominate the Roman Antonine Wall in southern Scotland.
The only Romanized settlements attested in Scotland are the military vici, found adjacent to forts on the Antonine Wall.
The visitor centre will explain the history of the capital's Old and New Towns as well as Scotland's otherWorld Heritage Sites such as the Neolithic Orkney, St Kilda and the Antonine Wall.
Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall in Scotland and the German Limes are all part of the international Frontiers of the Roman Empire world heritage site.
He also announced in 2007 ministers will nominate the Roman Antonine Wall in southern Scotland.
The other options are the Antonine Wall, once the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire in Scotland, and the twin monastery of Wearmouth and Jarrow, in north-east England, home of the Venerable Bede 1,300 years ago.
The house will enjoy spectacular views of the Campsie Hills, the Forth and Clyde canal and the Antonine Wall.
Among the details updated are growing caution in attributions of work on Hadrian's Wall to specific legions and new information on the phasing of the Antonine Wall.