Watling Lodge

Falkirk, United Kingdom

Watling Lodge is perhaps the best-preserved section of Roman Antonine Wall ditch. It can be viewed to both the east and west of Watling Lodge along Tamfourhill Road in Falkirk. Here the ditch has survived to almost its original dimensions, giving the best view of how it may have looked in Roman times. Near this portion of ditch, in the garden of Watling Lodge was an Antonine Wall fortlet, but no visible traces survive.

A short distance to the south, in an open field between the Union Canal and Tamfourhill Wood, is the site of a Roman temporary camp, which is sometimes visible in aerial photographs, but which cannot be seen on the ground today.

In Falkirk, the site is signposted from the A9 and is accessed from the B816, Tamfourhill Road.

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