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The Roman fort at Balmuildy

(Summerston, near Glasgow) on the Antonine wall

by Steuart Napier Miller

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Published by Printed for the Society by Maclehose, Jackson & co. in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Balmuildy (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Balmuildy.
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification, Roman -- Scotland -- Balmuildy,
    • Walls, Roman -- Scotland -- Balmuildy,
    • Romans -- Scotland -- Balmuildy,
    • Balmuildy (Scotland) -- Antiquities, Roman

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby S. N. Miller ... being an account of excavations conducted on behalf of the Glasgow archæological society.
      ContributionsGlasgow Archaeological Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA777.7.B2 M5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 120 p.
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6662430M
      LC Control Number24005674
      OCLC/WorldCa2862335

      Balmuildy Roman Fort. The junction between Balmuildy Road and Balmore Road was the site of Balmuildy Roman Fort. Enclosing 4 acres, this was one of the largest facilities on the frontier (only Mumrills and Old Kilpatrick were larger whilst Carriden was the same size) and was one of only two forts on the Wall built of stone (the other was. The eleven forts constructed by the Romans along the British coast between Branchester in Norfolk and Portchester in Hampshire have traditionally been referred to as the 'Forts of the Saxon Shore'. However, recent research suggests that these sites may have served as military ports rather then as a coherent defensive system to deter barbarian invaders. Eventually, he went on to use all his knowledge of the historical facts about the Roman Empire to develop the series. Riches laid the foundation of the first book after visiting the fort of Housesteads Roman in An initial book written in the historical series . Bearsden is in excess of 3 miles from its eastern neighbour, Balmuildy Fort, and only miles from Castlehill in the west. There is no obvious topographical reason for this inconsistent spacing. Whilst Balmuildy was a primary fort (that proceeded construction of the Wall itself) and Castlehill occupied a naturally strong position, there is no.

      In the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military camp. In English, the terms Roman fort, Roman camp and Roman fortress are commonly used for castrum. The Roman Fortress. 71AD - AD. The original Eboracum fortress, built from earth and timber more than 1, years ago, established the centre of York and a pattern of streets that still exist today. A Roman fortress existed first to provide accommodation for the men and equipment of a legion. Peter Connolly's the Roman Fort is a very short introduction aimed at children, young adults and the interested layperson. The book is only 32 pages long, but the author does manage to fit in a lot of facts and excellent illustrations/5(10). Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. A Roman Fort and Its Finds altar ankle strap Antonine Wall Balmuildy Bar Hill base frags bead beakers Birdoswald bowl buff clay building Cadder calcei capital carbatina Castlecary Cinnamus circular hole.

      Popular Roman Fiction Books Showing of The First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome, #1) by. Colleen McCullough (shelved 8 times as roman-fiction) avg rating — 19, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Roman Blood (Roma Sub Rosa, #1) by. Hadrian’s Wall – Everyday Life on a Roman Frontier £ By Patricia Southern - This book tells the story of how the Wall was built and manned by Roman soldiers, what life was like on the frontier and what happened to it when the Romans left. Read more. - This cheese press, from Balmuildy Roman fort, is from the collection of the Hunterian Museum. - This cheese press, from Balmuildy Roman fort, is from the collection of the Hunterian Museum. Stay safe and healthy. Please wash your hands and practise social distancing. Check out our resources for adapting to these times. Vindolanda Guide Book £ By Andrew Birley - Updated in by Director of Excavations, the guide is an excellent overview of Roman Vindolanda Fort and Museum.


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The Roman Fort at Balmuildy (Summerston, Near Glasgow) On the Antonine Wall: Being an Account of Excavations Conducted on Behalf of the Glasgow Archæological Society (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Ap /5(1).

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The Roman Fort at Balmuildy chapter in the history of the The Roman fort at Balmuildy book, while the find among the ruins of an altar dedicated to Fortune by a tribune caecilivs nepos comes to remind us once more that probably a good deal of the lighter side of life on the frontier was associated with the bathhouses.

The barrack buildings appear to have been of wood. Only. Excavation by GUARD in on the southern defences of Balmuildy Roman fort The Roman fort at Balmuildy book small sections of three ditches: two to the W of the S The Roman fort at Balmuildy book of the fort, one to the E.

All were found in locations consistent with Miller's excavation plan of the site, though, contrary to expectations, none of these features appeared to have been previously : Alan Leslie, Gavin Macgregor, Paul R.

Duffy, J. Miller, S. Ramsay, C. Wallace, R. Will. The site of Balmuildy fort lies on a small plateau overlooking the river Kelvin. Nothing of the fort is visible on the ground today, but traces of the ditch and outer mound are visible in the field east of the farm buildings on the north side of Balmuildy road.

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No trace of the Roman fort at Balmuildy can be seen on the ground (RCAHMS ; Miller ). It stood on the S bank of the River Kelvin immediately NW of Easter Balmuildy farmhouse.

Present knowledge of the site is largely the result of excavations by S N Miller in Balmuildy is the site of a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall in Scotland. It is one of only two forts on the Antonine Wall to have been found with stone ramparts; the other is Castlecary.

A digital reconstruction of the fort has been y: United Kingdom. The Roman Fort book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Peter Connolly utilizes the latest historical evidence from excavations of /5. Fragments of a statue of the war god Mars, found during excavation at Balmuildy Roman fort in –14, have been reassembled, with the missing portions restored.

The statue, of about half life size, is now on display in the Hunterian : L Jf Keppie, Beverly J Arnold, J K Ingham. Scope and Content Fort and temporary camp at Balmuildy, East Dunbartonshire This Roman fort is at Balmuildy.

It was built where the Military Way crossed over the River Kelvin. The fort was probably built in advance of the Antonine Wall, which runs in front of N rampart. There is a temporary camp on higher ground NE of the fort.

Excavation of the Defensive Ditches at Balmuildy Roman Fort The primary fill was a grey, clay sand silt (), up to m deep, sealed by a deposit of grey clay () up to m deep.

A layer of organic material comprising leaves and grasses (), up to m thick, overlay the layer of grey. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Built re-using stone from nearby Castlecary Roman Fort, it was originally intended to be constructed in an 'L' plan configuration but either this was abandoned or else it was later partially demolished.

The site was originally surrounded by a curtain wall. Peter Connolly's the Roman Fort is a very short introduction pdf at children, young adults and the pdf layperson. The book is only 32 pages long, but the author does manage to fit in a lot of facts and excellent illustrations.

The book tells the story of how the Tungrians and Batavians, /5(10). Jim Walker, who has researched aspects of the Antonine Wall for many years, will focus in download pdf talk on the Wall's forts at Balmuildy and Bearsden, which lie just outside the Baldernock Parish boundary.

Bearsden Fort has the famous excavated bath house and the Balmuildy Fort lies in the angle between Balmuildy Road and Balmore Road.RIB Online is part of LatinNow, a project that has ebook funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon research and innovation programme under grant agreement No