Roman fort at Cadder (near Glasgow) by Clarke, John

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Published by Pub. for the Society by Jackson, Wylie & Co. in Glasgow .

Written in English

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  • Cadder (Scotland),
  • Antoinie Wall.


  • Cadder (Scotland),
  • Antoinie Wall.

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Statementby John Clarde, being an account of the excavations conducted under the auspices of the Glasgow Archæological Society.
ContributionsGlasgow Archaeological Society.
LC ClassificationsDA777.7.C3 C55
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 93, [1] p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6314549M
LC Control Number34039913

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ClarkeJohn, The Roman Fort at Cadder (Near Glasgow), being an account of excavations conducted under the auspices of the Glasgow Archaeological Society. Glasgow: Jackson Wylie and Co., Pp. xii + 93, with 10 plates and 19 figures. 12s. Macdonald also confirmed the medieval date of the Cadder motte.

The Roman fort was later extensively excavated between by John Clarke for the Glasgow Archaeological Society. These excavations revealed the fort’s full outline and most of the internal buildings.

Lanarkshire volume Records; Ordnance Survey Name Books; Lanarkshire OS Name Books, ; have ever been found about what is supposed to have been a Station or a Fort at Cadder. An extract from Roy's [Nibtery] Antiquities under the name "site of the Roman Wall Station" and from Chalmer's Caledonia under the heading "Cadder House.

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British finds include images of Minerva, the goddess of. The Roman fort at Cadder was first noticed by Horsley (); a trial excavation was carried out inand the fort was examined in detail by Glasgow Archaeol Soc in Bythe last trace of Roman structures had been removed by sand- and gravel-quarrying.

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