Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland - "Long before there were Englishmen and Scotsmen, long before they had their own subjects of contention and violence, long before there were Elliots or Fenwicks or Armstrongs or Ridleys, the frontier had been made, the line drawn." (fm "The Steel Bonnets - George McDonald Fraser)
Hadrian's Wall, England: a defensive fortification in Roman Britain. Built 122 AD, the first of two fortifications, the second being Antonine Wall. It is opn national cycle route 72, a UNESCO world Heritage site (1987). Most popular tourist site in N. Eng, most important monument built by Romans in Britain.