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Bishopton Roman Fort, S.W. Scotland

 

Today, I visited the site of a Roman Fort in S.W. Scotland which is unusual in that the location is known but no traces exist at ground level.

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Hadrian’s Wall from Housesteads Fort

This evening, I am posting information on Housesteads, one of the principal visitor attractions on Hadrian’s Wall, in northern England.

Housesteads Fort ( Roman name¬†Vercovicium) is an integral part of the 122km long Hadrian’s Wall the¬†construction of which commenced in AD122.

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Birdoswald Roman Fort from S.W.

This evening, I am posting information on Birdoswald, one of the best preserved forts on Hadrian’s Wall, in northern England.

The Roman name for the fort was Banna whilst the modern name is derived from a combination of Brittonic ( Welsh) and Anglo-Saxon which means pen or farmyard of Oswald.

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