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Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

Aldborough Roman Town by Professor Martin Millett of the Faculty of Classics University of Cambridge and Dr Rose Ferraby focuses on the wall remains and site museum of this Romano-British town in North Yorkshire and puts the finds and the archaeological discoveries in the context of Roman conquest…

£3.50

Guidebook: Wall Roman Site

Guidebook: Wall Roman Site

The Roman town at Wall was an important staging-post on Watling Street one of the main roads in Roman Britain. The guest house and bath house the remains of which are still visible today were used by travelling officials and imperial messengers. Gradually a small civilian settlement grew up at Wall…

£2.50

Corbridge Roman Site Stamp Collection

Corbridge Roman Site Stamp Collection

Part of our exclusive range of English Heritage Stamps these stamps highlight some our famous properties throughout England. Our stamps make a great souvenir and can also be used to send postcards overseas from the UK see details below:Destination: Worldwide excluding UK and Channel Islands…

£6.25

Guidebook: Lullingstone Roman Villa

Guidebook: Lullingstone Roman Villa

Lullingstone Roman Villa in the idyllic Darent valley was built in about AD 100 and occupied for more than 300 years by a succession of rich owners possibly even a future Roman Emperor.The discovery of a fourth century house-church unique in Britain makes it one of the most important Roman sites in…

£3.50

Roman Horse Brooch

Roman Horse Brooch

…brooch is inspired by the small decorative enamelled animal brooches worn by Roman women and found at a number of Roman sites in England. Decorated with coloured glass it makes a lovely gift for someone special.Key Features:Made in EnglandInspired by Roman originalsGold plated English pewter

£20.00

Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

At Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall there are almost 2000 years of history to discover.This guidebook includes a tour and history of the archaeological site and surrounding landscape plus full-colour maps plans eyewitness accounts and historic photographs.Key Features:48…

£4.00

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

…insights into Calleva’s Iron Age origins the Roman town and later occupation. Today the complete circuit of the Roman walls and remains of the amphitheatre still stand.This brand new guidebook provides a full tour and history of the site and brings the story of its rediscovery and excavation…

£3.50

Guidebook: Wroxeter Roman City

Guidebook: Wroxeter Roman City

…none of which is now visible but a modern reconstruction of a Roman town house demonstrates how Wroxeter's houses may once have looked.Today archaeologists have been using cutting-edge technology to uncover the secrets of the site enabling them to see through the soil and reveal the details of…

£3.50

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

…The inscriptions and sculptures scattered around the site attracted early antiquarian visitors. Excavations throughout the 19th century and especially 1898 provided one of the earliest examples of a complete plan of a Roman fort known anywhere in the empire.Key Features:48 pagesPaperbackPublished…

£3.50

Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone

Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone

…from Roman Britain graphically link us to the world of the Romans in a way that literature with its nuances of interpretation cannot. After explaining how and why mosaic pavements were made Dr. Patricia Witts looks at many of the 200 figured Roman mosaics that can be enjoyed in museums and sites

£17.99

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

…the largest Roman buildings to be seen in Britain) an ornate fountain and compounds for legionary soldiers. The site museum has one of the most extensive collections of finds from the Hadrian’s Wall area giving a vivid insight into life in the northernmost town of the Roman Empire.This…

£3.50

Guidebook: Carlisle Castle

Guidebook: Carlisle Castle

Glowering over the city Carlisle Castle is built on the site of a Roman fort at a crucial location where roads to Scotland and across northern England meet. A military base for some 900 years it was the last castle to be besieged in England when the Duke of Cumberland overwhelmed Bonnie Prince…

£4.00

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

…Reculver appear very different both sites help to tell the story of the Roman occupation of Britain.Now an inland backwater Richborough once overlooked the strategically important Wantsum sea channel which divided the Isle of Thanet from Kent. In AD 43 the Roman Emperor Claudius's invasion fleet…

£3.50

Guidebook: Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

Guidebook: Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

…of the Ministry of Works in 1947. The site is now also home to the Farmland Museum founded in 1969 and opened on this site in 1997.This guidebook provides you with a tour of the abbey and museum and describes the changing uses of the site from Roman times to the present day.Key Features:32…

£3.00

Guidebook: Brougham and Brough Castles

Guidebook: Brougham and Brough Castles

Brougham and Brough Castles in Cumbria have a similar history. Both were built on the site of Roman forts whose earthworks are still visible today. Brougham was constructed in a strategic position by the crossing of the rive Eamont and Brough was built to safeguard routes from the North.Brougham and…

£3.00

English Heritage Cluedo

English Heritage Cluedo

…its own creative version of Cluedo to celebrate England’s history and its fantastic sites. Use your detective skills to discover six hidden treasures within nine English Heritage sites such as Roman coins the Crown Jewels and the Excalibur sword. The mission will test your ability to use the…

£30.00

Hadrians Wall 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Hadrians Wall 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Site marching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England. It is the most visible and best-known land frontier of the Roman Empire with parts of it visible through many miles. Hadrian’s Wall represents the most important and substantial Roman

£13.00

Guidebook: Hadrians Wall

Guidebook: Hadrians Wall

…important monument of Roman Britain and the best-known frontier of the entire Roman Empire. It was built on the orders of the emperor Hadrian after he visited Britain in AD 122 and took ten years to complete. This new guidebook provides maps plans and tours of the important sites as well as a…

£5.00

Letter Opener Stand

Letter Opener Stand

…brass plated steel and mounted on a real wood base. It is hand made in Spain and will perfectly display most letter openers featured on our site (display position will depend on size and shape of letter opener).Key Features:HandmadeConstructed from wood and brass plated steel Please note:…

£15.00

Guidebook: Chysauster and Carn Euny Ancient Villages

Guidebook: Chysauster and Carn Euny Ancient Villages

…in the mid nineteenth century. Objects recovered during excavations at both sites some of which have been reconstructed in this guide offer a glimpse of life in these remote communities only distantly connected with Roman trading networks. Today visitors can explore the remains of these courtyard…

£3.50

Pompeii Gladius

Pompeii Gladius

The Roman Gladius was the primary weapon of the Roman Legionary and was used in conjunction with the 'Scutum' (shield) and 'Pilum' (spear). Its design was strongly influenced by the swords used by the Iberian (Spanish) Celts. It was predominantly designed as a thrusting weapon and…

£125.00

Yeavering

Yeavering

…still in demand – describes the excavation of a site near Wooler in Northumberland which is identified with the place called Ad Gefrin by the Venerable Bede.There Edwin of Northumbria had a northern palace; and there Paulinus his Roman missionary achieved mass-conversions. Excavation showed…

£80.00

Birdoswald

Birdoswald

…hall-like focus of a defended community.  The building was replaced by a succession of timber halls built on or near the north horreum until the site was abandoned c.520 a sequence that provides a model for the sub-Roman development of communities at northern and western forts of the British…

£30.00

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

…succession of Anglo-Saxon and medieval cathedrals on the site where Christianity was first established in AD 604.This report is the first ever comprehensive account of the archaeology and history of the cathedral and its churchyard from Roman times up to the construction of the Wren building which…

£100.00

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