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Roman and Roman-British remains, at and near Shefford, Co. Beds

Dryden, Henry Edward Leigh Sir, , Bart

Roman and Roman-British remains, at and near Shefford, Co. Beds

by Dryden, Henry Edward Leigh Sir, , Bart

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Published by Deighton and Stevenson (etc., etc.) in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy SirHenry Dryden, Bart.... and a Catalogue of coins from the same place, by C.W. King ... With three plates.
SeriesQuarto publications of the CambridgeAntiquarian Society -- v. 1, no. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p., 2 plates ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19912254M

The association can be even more productive when looking for confirmation of a newly-identified route for a Roman road, so that the battle of Malcolm’s Cross () near Alnwick, where the Scottish king Malcolm Canmore was slain by an English army, serves as one of many indicators of a Roman road running from Newcastle upon Tyne to Tweedmouth.   Roman and Roman-British remains, at and near Shefford, Co. Beds () A Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, Plans, Notes on Churches, Houses, and Various Archaeological Matters () Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

  In South-eastern England, north of the River Thames, is a small but important group of rich La Tène III cremation burials (fig. 1). One of the characteristics of the group is the absence of a mound, or any other surface indication, and it follows from this that the discoveries are invariably by chance, as a result of some agricultural or commercial by: Main Roman cities and roads in Roman Britain, according to the "Antonine Itinerary" There are many Roman sites in Great Britain that are open to the public. There are also many sites that do not require special access, including Roman roads, and sites that have not been uncovered.

Ten top Roman Scotland sites As one of the furthest outposts of the Roman Empire, Scotland was never conquered by the Romans, and had a permanent Roman military presence for as little as forty years. Despite this transient presence, Scotland has a number of important Roman remains and museums exploring this heritage, which we present here. Roman remains found at the beginning of the 19th century in Shefford show that there had been a settlement in the area for many hundreds of years. Other points of interest in Shefford include a fully-operational ironmonger’s and a microbrewery, which provides beer for the local area.


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Roman and Roman-British remains, at and near Shefford, Co. Beds by Dryden, Henry Edward Leigh Sir, , Bart Download PDF EPUB FB2

Romano-British Shefford. The Bedfordshire Historic Environment Record [HER] details every Romano-British find and site known in the county. It is now available on-line as part of the Heritage Gateway website.

Two sites in Shefford may either be Iron Age or Roman. One of these is a cropmark south-east of the town [HER ]. The first to record the finding of Roman remains on this site would appear to be Warton, for the British coins mentioned by Plot came from the site of the Manor House.

(fn. 80) The first specific mention of the place, however, occurs in Hussey, (fn. 81) who says that it was discovered aboutwhen the land was brought under cultivation. Antonine Wall Roman Wall The building of the Antonine Wall started in AD and is thought to have taken six years to complete.

Running from east to west and stretching some 37 miles from modern Boness on the Firth of Forth to Old Kilpatrick on the River Clyde, the wall marked the extent of the Roman military advance northwards from the existing frontier of Hadrian's Wall.

17s20b1 roman and roman-british remains, at and near shefford, co. beds. The artificial remains of tlie inliabitants of this island, in times previous to the. Beyond the most famous Roman remains in the UK, there’s many similar places to visit, including Roman Baths - Bath, Welwyn Roman Baths and York Minster to name but a few.

We’re constantly expanding this list of Roman Sites in Britain and you can view the current selection below. Copy of Romano-British Odell. Area of Romano-British occupation north of Sharnbrook Road September The Bedfordshire Historic Environment Record [HER] details all known Romano-British finds and sites in the county.

It is now avaliable on-line as part of the Heritage Gateway website. The best documented Romano-British site in Odell was the farmstead which now lies under the lake in Harrold.

THE ROMANO-BRITISH PERIOD. Maps of Roman Britain, such as that produced by the Ordnance Survey, show no finds or settlements in Middlesex. Intensive fieldwork since has produced many items, listed in the gazetteer, but the distribution pattern remains thin and difficult to explain on evironmental grounds.

I don't believe there is any evidence for a Roman fort at Wincobank. More likely to have been a British Iron Age hill fort. There was certainly a Roman fort a Templeborough and it is quite possible that undiscovered mansios exist on forgotten or less important Roman roads.

According to the Antonine Itinerary the main route south from Castleford was via Doncaster and Lincoln. Room 49 shows how the Roman occupation of Britain dramatically transformed the material culture of the province. Imported goods and settlers from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa created a richer, more diverse society and produced a wealth of mosaics, wall paintings, sculpture, glassware and.

Roman sites in Oxfordshire. This page North Leigh Roman Villa. Map of all attractions in Oxfordshire; North Leigh Roman Villa. The remains of a large Roman villa stand on a sloping site above the River Evenlode. The most impressive feature at North Leigh is an almost complete section of mosaic flooring, largely composed of geometric.

Wall Roman Site (Letocetum Baths and Museum) The excavated bathhouse of an army post on Watling Street, the great Roman road running from London to Viroconium (Wroxeter). In addition to the bath house there are partial remains of other buildings associated with the staging post.

The remains of a 2nd-century Roman theatre stand beside the Roman road of Watling Street on the edge of St Albans. The theatre is unique in Britain in that. 2. Chedworth Roman Villa. Set amid tranquil Cotswold woodland, this villa is one of the UK’s most extensive Roman ruins, offering more than a mile of walls to explore.

You’ll discover some stunning mosaics in remarkably fine condition, a hypocaust and two bath houses, while a Roman temple is a pleasant stroll away. Roman Baths (Bath)Author: Harry Atkins. Discoveries Among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon: With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan, and the Desert; Being the Result of a Second Expedition of the British Museum (Classic Reprint) [Layard, Austen H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from Discoveries Among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon: With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan, and the Desert; Being the Result 4/5(1).

Remains of Ancient Roman Soldier Found in 1,Year-Old Cooking Pot in Israel By Joseph Frankel On 12/27/17 at AM EST A cast of a man killed at Pompeii on display at the British : Joseph Frankel. Plainly, however, the site was occupied in British and Roman times.

Of Celtic remains assignable to a pre-Roman period we have such striking instances as pottery similar to that of the Glastonbury lake-village (figs. 3 and 63), a small bronze head of a bull (fig. 63, 12), an uninscribed British bronze coin, a comb, bits of a chariot wheel and. This settlement between Newport and Chepstow in southeast Wales was the capital and market town of the Silures, a defeated Roman British tribe.

Its Roman name was Venta Silurum. Remains of buildings including dwellings, a forum and a basilica date from the time of Hadrian, around the 2nd century. out of 5 stars Guide to Roman Remains in Britain - J A Wilson. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Decem Verified Purchase. An excellent book, with clear descriptions of the visible remains and importantly the exact locations are given using OS grid references.

Regarding how to get to some of the sites, modernisation to roads and /5(10). On the coast near Rochefort the local Société de Géographie has excavated sites of two large Roman farm-style villas at Porte des Barques (17), plus another on the tiny Île Madame (17).

Local people refer to the locations as ‘les Chapelles’, and artifacts found include a plate decorated with a cross plus a ‘Domine’ inscription. The Roman Baths are suitable (and fascinating) for visitors of all ages, with not only the Great Bath to take in (the surrounding statues are Victorian additions), but the remains of the Temple to Author: Jolyon Attwooll.

There are so many locations to consider when trying to find the best 10 Roman ruins/buildings in England. The Romans ruled Britain for almost years and the Roman Empire was the biggest empire to date.

In the year AD, 40, Roman soldiers invaded Britain in a very hard fought battle because the native British showed great tenacity. Archaeologists Crack the Case of 1,Year-Old Roman Eggs Two of the eggs broke open during excavation, but one remains intact The two cracked eggs emitted a .A Mirror Burial at Dorton, Buckinghamshire - Volume 49 - Michael Farley.

‘Roman and Romano-British Remains at and near Shefford, Co. Beds.’, Trans. Camb. Antiq. Soc. Evans, ‘ Roman Remains found at Mount Bures near Colchester ’, Collectanea Antiqua 2,