NS2973 : Lurg Moor Roman fortlet

taken 1 year ago, 3 km from Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

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Lurg Moor Roman fortlet
Lurg Moor Roman fortlet
The form of the fortlet cannot be revealed very well in pictures taken from ground level; the site is better suited to drone photography.

However, this wide-angle view shows the south-western corner of the fortlet, with the ditch along the southern rampart receding on the right, and that of the western rampart receding on the left.

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Lurg Moor Roman fortlet
This is one of three fortlets that were built south of the River Clyde to control the approaches to the western end of the Antonine Wall. See LinkExternal link (at Canmore) for archaeological details, and LinkExternal link for an annotated satellite image (zoom out for other nearby antiquities).
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 6 August, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2949 7373 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.5794N 4:43.8379W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2947 7372
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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