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Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, 1914

J P. Bushe-Fox

Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, 1914

by J P. Bushe-Fox

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Published by printed by Frederick Hall, for the Society of Antiquaries in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.P. Bushe-Fox.
SeriesReports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London -- no.4
ContributionsSociety ofAntiquaries of London. Research Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4],112p.,29p. of plates (1 fold.) :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18431070M

- Wroxeter is the site of an old Roman town, Viroconium Cornoviorum, which was the fourth largest capital in Roman Britain. Established in 48AD and growing to a fair size before being abandoned sometime on the 5th or 6th century AD. Wroxeter has the largest intact section of Roman wall in the UK. A third party piece of software such as an anti-virus or firewall that plugs into your web browser affects the way it displays pages. If you believe that you have javascript enabled, try deleting any temporary internet files/cache and ensure that your system is up to date with the latest updates from your operating system vendor.

  Wroxeter (Or viroconium) was the fourth largest city in roman Britain it began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian much still .   It took thirty years to uncover this much of the roman town of Wroxeter. But in the fields beyond, there remains a Roman city, hidden from view underneath the .

Mr. Sumner excavated parts of it in ; his account appeared so early in that it found a place in my Report for (pp. ). (14) Some Roman roads in Hampshire are treated in the Papers and Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club and . Once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain, visitors to Wroxeter today can take a tour around the fascinating ruins, and explore the new Roman Town House, constructed as part of Channel 4’s ‘Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day’. Wroxeter (or 'Viroconium') was the .


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Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, Oxford: Printed by Frederick Hall, for the Society of Antiquaries, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J P Bushe-Fox.

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Book License. Auteur. Plunkett Bushe-Fox, Joscelyn. Language English. Afficher la notice complète. Résumé. This is an account of the excavations on the site of the Roman Wroxeter in Shropshire, England, undertaken in Bushe-Fox, J. Excavations on the Site of the Roman Town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, in Third Report (Society of Antiquaries of London.

Research Committee. Report no. Oxford: Society of Antiquaries, Coordinates: 52°40′26″N 2°38′42″W / °N. Bushe-Fox, JP, Third Report on the Excavations on the Site of the Roman Town at Wroxeter, ShropshireReports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London, 4 (Oxford, ) Ellis, P, The Roman Baths and Macellum at Wroxeter.

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Excavations at villa. Llanymynech Settlement (SJ) An important copper and lead mine existed at Lanymynech Ogof and there must have been a settlement nearby for the Roman overseers. Roman remains have been found in the mine itself but nothing on the surface.

Lydham Fort (SO) A 5 acre fort, later reduced in size to a 1 acre. The site. By closing this banner or by continuing to use the site, you agree to this. Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, Show more Show less. Author. Bushe-Fox, J.

(Joscelyn Plunket) Series. 7: Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, Research on Wroxeter Roman City There was little research of any kind at Wroxeter until the 19th century.

Before then, the survival of the ‘Old Work’ (the basilica wall) was recorded in Camden’s Britannia in the 17th century and the first record of the discovery of a building was inbut this was a schematic account.

Wroxeter / ˈrɒksɪtər / is a village in Shropshire, England, which forms part of the civil parish of Wroxeter and Uppington, beside the River Severn, 5 miles ( km) south-east of Shrewsbury. Viroconium Cornoviorum, the fourth largest city in Roman Britain, was sited here, and is gradually being excavated.

3 Literary y: England. Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, Show more Show less. Buy Excavations On The Site Of Roman Town At Wroxeter, Shropshire, In by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

About Wroxeter Roman City. Wroxeter Roman City is an impressive Ancient Roman site in Shropshire. It houses the remains of what was once known as Viroconium, at one time Roman Britain’s fourth largest city.

In fact, Viroconium was initially a first Century garrisoned fort which evolved into a city. PDF Viewer book.

Third report on the excavations on the site of the Roman town at Wroxeter, Shropshire, Download book PDF Viewer book. Plunkett Bushe-Fox, Joscelyn. Excerpt from Uriconium: A Historical Account of the Ancient Roman City, and of the Excavations Made Upon Its Site at Wroxeter, in Shropshire, Forming a Sketch of the Condition and History of the Welsh Border During the Roman Period This first committee consisted of the following names, as they are entered in the minute-book of the : Thomas Wright.

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This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work. The dimensions, of metres long and 16 metres wide, mirror exactly the reconstructed Roman town house on the site of the old forum, which was built using traditional Roman methods in a joint.

Bath House Ruins, Wroxeter Roman City, Wroxeter, Shropshire. The ruins of the Roman town of Viroconium Cornoviorum can be seen at Wroxeter. This view looks across the baths towards the wall which divided them from the exercise hall.

Though a small village today Wroxeter was the fourth largest town in Roman Britain. Wroxeter Roman Vineyard, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 1, likes 95 talking about this 2, were here. Opening hours Monday to Saturday 9 - 5 Sunday - /5(). Wroxeter Roman City: Archeological Roman ruin - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Wroxeter, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5().Wroxeter Roman City Wroxeter Roman City High Street, Wroxeter SY5 6PH England reviews english heritage audio guide round the site small museum well worth a visit surrounding fields information boards large site come alive couple of hours shropshire Good shop, toilets and friendly staff complete the experience.

Hope that further /5().They set out the boundaries of the town, which included the site of the fortress. A street grid of 48 town blocks was laid out. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (). Location Shropshire Wroxeter Period Roman (43 - ) Tags town bath wall excavation ruin tourist site roman (43 - ) english heritage reconstruction drawing.