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www.theromangaskproject.org.uk

A long term programme to study the Roman Frontier works on and around the Gask Ridge in Perthshire, Scotland. The Gask Ridge frontier system is the earliest Roman land frontier in Britain, built in the 70s AD, 50 years before Hadrian's Wall and 70 years before the Antonine Wall.

www.southampton.ac.uk/archaeology/research/projects/roman_shipwrecks.html

The Roman Shipwrecks Project was set up in 2000 to investigate the existence of Roman wrecks in the waters surrounding the British Isles. This project continues research begun in 1998, with funding from the Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England (RCHME)'s National Monuments Record. To date, not a single Roman ship or cargo has been identified around Britain's coasts. This is somewha ...

www.piercebridge.com

In the time of the Roman empire Britain was invaded and became a part of the empire. The Romans advanced North, building defences, roads and towns. One such road called 'Dere street' passed through a small settlement in what is now County Durham. At this point it had to cross the River Tees, a bridge was built, and a fort after thar to defend the bridge. The settlement grew and became 'Piercebridg ...

www.brrp.bham.ac.uk

AVE VIATOR! (THAT'S "HAIL ROADSTER" TO YOU AND ME!) - THIS SITE IS ABOUT ROMAN ROADS AND, IN PARTICULAR, THOSE AROUND BIRMINGHAM, UK, WHICH THE BIRMINGHAM ROMAN ROADS PROJECT HAS BEEN STUDYING SINCE 1994. TO BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY CLICK ON ONE OF THE BUTTONS BELOW.

www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,805049,00.html

From the Gardian, archaeologists have unearthed a Roman "motorway" wider than the A road which runs along the same route today.

www.newscientist.com/article/dn3994-ancient-roman-cosmetic-cream-unearthed.html

From New Scientist, stunningly well-preserved cosmetics canister, containing a white cream, has been unearthed at the site of an ancient Roman temple in London.

www.romansinsussex.co.uk

Welcome to the Romans in Sussex Website. The site is intended to provide an in-depth look into how people may have lived in the Sussex region during the later Iron Age, the Roman period, and early Anglo-Saxon times.

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penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Periods/Roman/Topics/Engineering/roads/Britain/_Texts/CODRO...

Full text of Thomas Codrington's classic early 20C work provided online by Bill Thayer. Searchable. Italian, Spanish and French language versions available.

www.asprom.org

ASPROM is an association devoted to the study of ancient mosaics, and especially the Roman mosaics of Britain. It is the British branch of the Association International pour l'Étude de la Mosaïque Antique (AIEMA). Our members include archaeologists, artists, academics, museum curators, conservators, students and people from all walks of life with an interest in ancient mosaics, as well as institut ...

www.gadarg.org.uk/frocester.htm

An outline of the excavations of a Romano-British settlement, including details of the published report, with reconstruction drawings.

www.sussexpast.co.uk/property/site.php?site_id=11

Fishbourne Roman Palace was discovered by accident during the digging of a water main trench in 1960. The discovery led to nine seasons of excavations that showed the site had developed from a military base at the time of the Roman invasion in AD43 to a sumptuous Palace by the end of the first century. Between 1995 and 2002, new excavations by the Sussex Archaeological Society revealed exciting ne ...

www.sgrp.org.uk

The Study Group for Roman Pottery, (SGRP), was formed in 1971 to further the study of pottery of the Roman period in Britain. It provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest research, and of issues affecting the subject and its practitioners. The Annual conference and Regional meetings promote contact between specialists and the opportunity to handle pottery from different re ...

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www.romanbritain.freeserve.co.uk

Welcome to Roman Britain, a site with pages about the 367 years that Britain was Britannia, a province of the Roman Empire.

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www.twmuseums.org.uk/arbeia/

Arbeia Roman Fort housed a garrison and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne. The excavated remains, stunning reconstructions of original buildings and finds discovered at the site combine to give a unique insight into life in Roman Britain. Free entry.

www.take27.co.uk/julianbaum/ChesterDefences/Main.html

Welcome to the homepage of a reconstruction project to support the recently published report on the defences of Chester. Although the project currently depicts the early and middle Roman periods, it will ultimately encompass all major periods up to the present, bearing in mind also that the term 'defences' tends to lose its relevance as we approach the present.

www.english-heritage.org.uk/server.php?show=nav.13244

Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland Stands proud on a dramatic escarpment. Nowhere else will you find a sense of what life was like high up on the famous Roman frontier. On the edge of Hadrian’s empire and commanding breathtaking views, it is one of the most complete Roman forts in Britain.

www.whitehallvilla.co.uk

Professional archaeologists, students and volunteers are uncovering a Roman villa and bath house complex at Nether Heyford in Northamptonshire. Results, project outline and community involvement.

www.archaeology.co.uk/ca/timeline/roman/arbeia/arbeia.htm

In the early 4th century, a troop of boatmen were transferred from one end of the Roman Empire to the other. Abandoning the warmth of the River Tigris, they found themselves enjoying the delights of South Shields, a supply fort at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall.

www.antoninewall.org

The Antonine Wall was constructed in the AD 140s on the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius; for a generation it was the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire. Running for 60 km from modern Old Kilpatrick on the north side of the River Clyde to Bo'ness on the Firth of Forth. The Wall has now been inscribed as a World Heritage Site. The Antonine Wall World Heritage Site will form part of ...