Showing posts with label Hadrian's Wall & the Sycamore Gap Northumberland. Show all posts
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Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Hadrian's Wall & the Sycamore Gap Northumberland


Hadrian's Wall & the Sycamore Gap, Northumberland.

Hadrian's Wall (commonly referred to as the Roman Wall) was built between 122 and 128 AD. It represented the northern boundary of the mighty Roman Empire. 
The wall was 80 Roman miles (73 miles or 117.5 km) in length.
The wall stretched from the Solway Firth to Segedunum Fort at Wallsend on the river Tyne.
Much of the original wall survives and was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1987.
The tree shown in the photos was voted England's tree of the year in 2016 because of the dramatic backdrop, and appeared in the 1991 film "Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves" , starring Kevin Costner.
Please click on each image for the full size photo.  

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