SH4862 : Segontium

taken 9 years ago, near to Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Segontium
Segontium
The Roman fort of Segontium was built in AD77 to house an auxiliary force. It was occupied until AD394. Only foundations of the buildings remain, as stone was probably taken from the site for Edward I's castle below the site. However the fort left its presence in the town's name: caer yn ar Fn - the fort in the land opposite Mn (Anglesey).
The photograph illustrates the commanding position of the fort, high above the Menai strait.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 March, 2009
Category
Roman archaeological site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 485 624 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.2516N 4:15.9380W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 485 624
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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