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vallum

/ ˈvæləm /

noun

  1. archaeol a Roman rampart or earthwork


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Journeying from Brunton to Limestone Bank, one finds the fosses and vallum exceptionally perfect.

Tregonning Hill, close by, is somewhat higher, and its summit has a fine entrenchment with a striking inner vallum.

When the barrow was of earth, this was effected by an encircling trench or a low vallum.

This means caput valli, and is the name for the eastern termination of the Vallum of Antoninus.

Nothing can be more plainly traced—a proper agger or vallum, with its corresponding ditch or fossa.

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