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Oblique aerial view.

SC 1776201

Description Oblique aerial view.

Date 1971

Collection John Dewar

Catalogue Number SC 1776201

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of DB 1457

Scope and Content Fort, fortlet and settlement at Croy Hill, North Lanarkshire This Roman fort, fortlet and civilian settlement are on Croy Hill. They are built on a plateau, 300m NE from the summit, and over looking the Kelvin valley. The fortlet is 80 m SW of the fort and the settlement is to the S. This is an aerial view of the site. The line of the Antonine Wall can be seen going across the landscape. This is one of the highest stretches of the Wall, and the fort was close to marking the mid-point of its length. Excavations in the 19th century uncovered the location of the fort's headquarters building. Also found were inscribed stones showing that a detachment from the Sixth Legion occupied the area for a while. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference 6122/G3


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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