archaicwonder: Hadrian’s Wall 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. photo by gms
* Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Highland, Scotland - Founded in the century Urquhart played a role in the Wars of Scottish Independence in the century. The castle, situated on a headland overlooking Loch Ness.