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Jun 3, 2013 - Walwick to Once Brewed

Now we get to the part of the wall that is most visited. Probably because there is actually a wall here! It was just too remote for as much scavenging. And, most importantly, a nearby landowner named John Clayton in about 1830 saw that the wall and forts would disappear without action. So he bought up as much of the wall as he could and employed people to do excavation work. His name is in every story about the wall. The terrain to the north is pretty desolate. Very windy, but as a farmer told us, "It keeps the flies away. If we didn't have...

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Hadrian's Wall 2013