Antonine Wall Rough Castle

Antonine Wall Rough Castle (HM1MLE)

Location: Bonnybridge FK4 2AD Falkirk
Country: United Kingdom
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N 55° 59.833', W 3° 52.109'

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The Antonine Wall was built by the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius AD 142-143.
It ran for 37 miles from Bridgeness on the Forth to Old Kilpatrick on the Clyde and consisted of a ditch with a turf rampart behind it.
The material from the ditch was thrown on to the north side to form a mound. Forts, fortlets, and beacon platforms were placed along the wall.
The Fort of Rough Castle lies 300 yards to the east.

Cared For By Historic Scotland
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Date Added Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 445831 N 6206110
Decimal Degrees55.99721667, -3.86848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 55° 59.833', W 3° 52.109'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds55° 59' 49.98" N, 3° 52' 6.54" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 44 Bonnyside Rd, Bonnybridge FK4 2AD, GB
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