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Jun 1, 2013 - Heddon-on-Wall to Corbridge

Walked today through the English countryside. Very pretty but not much of Hadrian's Wall. The wall was under the road we walked along (nicely preserved for future archeologists according to my guidebook). On the N side was a ditch and on the S side a "vallum" which is a flat-bottomed depression 20-40 ft wide which was a "no man's land". There is a nice example in the picture. I'm standing on one of the many steps going over fences. It's fun to use these ancient solutions. There are also clearly marked walking paths and "bridleways" that go...

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