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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