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Big Roman Week Falkirk

In 2021, during Big Roman Week, archaeologist Geoff Bailey visited key sites in Falkirk connected to our Roman history. In these videos, he explains the stories behind these fascniating heritage sites.

Geoff begins his tour of monuments which highlight Falkirk's Roman heritage. He discusses a distance slab found along the Antonine Wall with magnificent carvings.

Geoff discusses historical sites near the Bridgeness slab. 

Geoff discusses the sculpture at the entrance to Kinniel Estate and how it represents Falkirk's Roman and Celtic history.

Geoff explores a Bo’ness installation commemorating the Roman fort at Kinneil. The belt buckle inspired memorial – based on finds from the fort itself – can be found at the entrance to Kinneil Park.

Geoff shows us an archaeological dig site near Roman ruins and talks about how they work and what you might find in a local excavation. 

Geoff tells the story of the Bonnybridge monument designed by Allan Potter as part of the Antonine Wall heritage trail. 

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