Hadrian's Wall in England was a defensive fortification in Roman Britain, begun in AD 122 during the rule of emperor Hadrian. In addition to its military role, gates through the wall served as customs posts
These trees are rumored to be the inspiration for JRR Tolkien's trees at the Gates of Moria. They are located at Saint Edwards Church, Stow-on-the-Wold, England, supposedly. I definitely see the inspiration.
Autumn at Hadrian’s Wall, on the English/Scottish border. Hadrian's Wall was built, beginning in to keep Roman Britain safe from hostile attacks from the Picts. It was the northernmost boundary of the Roman empire until early in the fifth century