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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Bearsden Golf course architect Graeme Webster said: "The Antonine Wall has fallen into a poor state through neglect, littering and fly-tipping.
Emma McMullen, Antonine Wall Heritage Lottery Fund project manager, said: "We are delighted to have been awarded this funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support our PS2.1m Rediscovering the Antonine Wall project over the next three years.
Description: A foray along a stretch of the Antonine Wall with Roman forts (and an Iron Age one) following lengths of towpath beside the Forth and Clyde Canal.
In the 4th century AD when the Roman legions withdrew from Pannonia, the Romans abandoned it."The globally unique value of the Roman Empire's borders was acknowledged by the World Heritage committee already back in 1987 when it included the Hadrian Wall (UK) on the World Heritage List, and when adding to this locality the Upper-Germanic-Rhaetian Limes (Germany) in 2005 and Antonine Wall (Scotland) in 2008," ubica Pinikova concluded, as quoted by Sme.
It is the longest fort-lined ancient barrier between Central Europe and China, it is longer than the Roman Hadrian's Wall between England and Scotland and the Antonine Wall in central Scotland put together.
In which country did the Romans build the Antonine Wall? A Scotland B Wales C France D England 14.
'Each of these iconic sites has something different to offer, from the stunning prehistoric monuments of ancient Orkney to the meticulously built 2,000 year old Roman frontier of the Antonine Wall; from the social impact of New Lanark, one of the largest industrial sites in the world, to the Forth Bridge, an internationally renowned feat of engineering.
In the last in the current series of Secrets from the Sky, Bettany Hughes puts the case for the Antonine Wall, explaining how contrary to popular belief, the Romans didn't stop in Northumberland, but marched on deep into Scotland, building the most heavily fortified border in the whole empire some 100 miles north of the better known monument.
LAST ONE The series which gives us a bird's-eye view of England's historical sites ends with a look at the Antonine Wall in Scotland.
(20) They are recorded by three inscriptions at the Antonine Wall fort of Bar Hill: RIB 1.2166+add., Deo Mar | ti Camulo | [m]ilites coh.
The 20th Legion was one of those conscripted to help construct Hadrian's Wall and the Antonine Wall, the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire in Scotland, around the middle of the second century.
Enlivening every section are insets that will enrich the reader's experience: one on Winston Churchill in the Blenheim Palace piece, for example, one on the Emperor Antoninus Plus for the Antonine Wall chapter, and so forth.
The Antonine Wall, which stretched 39 miles across Scotland's central belt, was given the prized status at a summit of the United Nations cultural body in Canada.