Muir o' Fauld Roman Signal Station
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The site consists of a single earthwork bank with a ditch over 3 metres wide, enclosing an area about 16 metres diameter. The tower was square in plan and built of timber, with a post at each corner.
The area around Dundee and Perth is rich in Roman remains, with over 30 sites identifiable. Muir o' Fauld is one of the best preserved of these, and one of several occupying the high ground of the Gask Ridge, where a Roman road can still be traced.
About Muir o' Fauld Roman Signal Station
Address: Clathy, Perth and Kinross, Perthshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Roman Site
Location: Access by footpath 1 mile north east of Trinity Gask, off the B8062 Crieff to Auchterarder road. The site is not signposted.
Website: Muir o' Fauld Roman Signal Station
Photo Credit: Jackie Proven, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
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