At the Northwestern Fringe of the Roman Empire

Our first destination in Scotland in this year’s survey tour was the Lowland-landscape of Ecclefechan and Middlebie. Here, the tabular eminence of Burnswark Hill has intrigued settlers at least from the Bronze Age onwards. Its surrounding landscape is a distinct livestock-farming region. Positioned intervisible with the Hadrian’s Wall, the area, also raised Roman interest in the late Iron Age and was […]