Antonine Wall above Roughcastle Tunnel

I mentioned in an earlier post, about the Falkirk Wheel, that the boat trip through the Roughcastle Tunnel takes you under the Antonine Wall.

It’s only a short walk uphill from the Tunnel’s entrance to some remains of the wall. Unlike its perhaps more famous counterpart further south, the stone built Hadrian’s Wall, the Antonine Wall was only ever a turfed barrier with a ditch. It’s all overgrown now:-

Part of Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall (Part)

Ditch at Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall Ditch

Information board:-

Antonine Wall at Falkirk Information Board

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