Antonine Wall

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The Antonine Wall was constructed in the AD 140s on the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius; for a generation it was the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire. Running for 60 km from modern Old Kilpatrick on the north side of the River Clyde to Bo'ness on the Firth of Forth. In 2008 the Antonine Wall was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Antonine Wall World Heritage Site will form part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site, which includes Hadrian's Wall in England and the German Limes across Southern Germany..

Roman Chester.

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For more than 300 years, Chester was the site of a Roman legionary fortress. Established in the mid-70sAD, the fortress was known as Deva, after the Celtic name for the river Dee on which it was located. About AD 100, an amphitheatre was built immediately outside the south-eastern corner of the fortress defenses. The Chester amphitheatre is one of the largest known from Roman Britain. Today almost half of the structure, including the entrances. There is also a museum offering the Roman Soldier Experience.

Caerleon Fortress National Roman Legion Museum.

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In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years. Caerleon was one of only three permanent fortresses in Roman Britain. The National Roman Legion Museum lies inside what remains of the fortress. The ruins include the most complete amphitheatre in Britain and the only remains of a Roman Legionary barracks on view anywhere in Europe.

Eathendun 878 AD

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An army of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex under Alfred the Great defeated the Great Heathen Army led by Guthrum on a date between 6 and 12 May AD 878. A scholarly consensus identified its location with the present-day Edington in Wiltshire. It was known as the Battle of Ethandun, a name which continues to be used to refer to this battle..

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Maiden Castle (AD 43)

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Maiden Castle is a large iron age earthworks . Based on the discovery of a group of bodies in the Late Iron Age formal cemetery that had met a violent death, archaeologist Mortimer Wheeler created a vivid story of the fall of Maiden Castle to Roman forces. He believed a legion wreaked destruction on the site, butchering men, women and children, before setting fire to the site and slighting its defences.

Colchester Castle

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Roman Colchester is one of the oldest military bases in the UK. It was burned to the ground surign the Boudicaa Revolt of AD 60.  Colchester Castle is built on the site of the Roman temple,with traces of damage which are consistent with it being burned..

Hadrians Wall

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Hadrian's Wall is an epic World Heritage Site, stretching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England.  There are over 20 different sites on the wall including several forts, such as Housteads, and Vindolanda..

Maldon AD 991

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During the reign of Aethelred the Unready. Earl Byrhtnoth and his thegns led the English against a Viking invasion. The battle ended in an Anglo-Saxon defeat. An account of the battle, embellished with many speeches attributed to the warriors and with other details, is related in an Old English poem which is usually named The Battle of Maldon. A modern embroidery created for the millennium celebration in 1991 and, in part, depicting the battle, can be seen at the Maeldune Centre in Maldon.

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Richborough Castle AD 43

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Richborough is one of the most important Roman sites in Britain. One of the landing places of the Roman army in AD43, Rutupiae Portus, went on to become one of the main supply bases for the Roman troops. As conquest over the British became certain, the base was turned into a town with a triumphal, monumental arch celebrating the empire's military success. Today, you can see the remains of this arch, the large defensive ditches surrounding the fort and the remains of the old store rooms.

Battle of the Medway AD 43

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The Battle of the Medway was probably the larghest battle to take place on British soil.  It took place in 43 AD on the River Medway in the lands of the Iron Age tribe of the Cantiaci, now the English county of Kent. It was an early battle in the Claudian invasion of Britain, led by Aulus Plautius.  Four Roman Legions and auxliaries took on a force of Britons.  The battlefield is subject to speculation but can be interpreted with the help of a guide

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