Antonine Wall
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Antonine Wall

A wall and ditch built of turf under the direction of Antonius Pius in 140 - 142 A.D. It was 59 Km long and stretched from the Forth to the Clyde in Scotland. It was was protected by small manned forts along its length. It was abandoned because of its drain on Roman resources and the Picts ploy of sailing round it.

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