Antonine Wall


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Antonine Wall

(ˈæntənaɪn)
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(Named Buildings) a Roman frontier defence work across S Scotland, extending between the River Clyde and the Firth of Forth. It was built in 142 ad on the orders of Antoninus Pius (86–161 ad), emperor of Rome (138–161)
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Noun1.Antonine Wall - a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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A golf club says it will fund a clean-up of a neglected site at the Antonine Wall at Bearsden as part of its plans to sell land to developers in order to build a replacement golf course.
After lunch, if you're feeling energetic, take a walk through history to the Antonine Wall, a UNESCO world heritage site.
She won by 13 seconds in 38.38 over the 10k distance and over the scenic course which includes a section of the Antonine Wall. But if Twell's victory margin was relatively comfortable then the same couldn't be said for the women's team race.
The largest is the Antonine Wall but there is also a small, well-preserved fortlet at Durisdeer.
The display will see Rough Castle Community Woodlands come alive as part of Legion - a Roman-themed experience which highlights UNESCO World Heritage site the Antonine Wall. Tickets from PS8.50 per child (free for under-threes) and PS18 per adult.
The money will also help bring communities together along the Antonine Wall in central Scotland and Hadrian's Wall in the North East, both UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Lottery funding of PS980,600 has also gone to projects on the Antonine Wall in Scotland.
His sections cover the invasion of Britain, the conquest of lowland Britain, the conquest of upland Britain, retreat and consolidation, Hadrian and Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall, Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, Septimus Severus, soldier and civilian, government and administrators, economy and society, gods and men, the third century, and the fourth century.
"The troops were noted for their cleanliness and good order and the Antonine Guard is a re-enactment group that commemorates the legion that built the western part of the Antonine Wall, now a key heritage site."
A section of the Antonine Wall runs directly through the town's Peel Park, and this area is now a designated World Heritage Site Interest is already building for the homes at Braes of Yetts, and Estelle encourages buyers to get in touch sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment.