Ancient Pressignac

On the crossroads of ancient trade routes north and south.

Roman Burial Tumulus, La Motte
A tumulus covering a 500 BC Chevalier’s burial, La Motte, Pressignac.

 

 

 

The area around Pressignac teems with ancient Gallo-Roman evidence. Pressignac itself has a Roman “Stem” in its name, the “-ac” suffix having formerly been a Roman “-acum” – one of the most frequent formative components of Roman place names and crucially, indicates a personal association. Continue reading “Ancient Pressignac”