National Geographic : 1945 Apr
©Donald McLeish An Old Shepherd Contemplates the Roman Wall Built by Hadrian A. D. 122-126 to Fence Out Raiders from Scotland For 73 miles the Wall zigzags across northern England. For long its stones, some inscribed, were quarried, a vandalism finally stopped. Best preserved ofitsforts is Borcovicium, now a National Trust property. Beyond, the parapet wanders, like the Great Wall of China, across Northumberland hills (page 422).