Habitancum Roman fort and medieval settlement - List Entry

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    "....Habitancum Roman fort, also known as Risingham, is situated on a low knoll, surrounded by low ground, above the River Rede. Today, the fort appears as a classically rectangular shape with rounded corners measuring 135m north west to south east by 117 north east to south west within a substantial rampart and wall and with the remains of a medieval settlement within its walls. The visible remains at Habitanicum are of a fort constructed in the early years of the third century AD by the Emperor Severus..."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1008561
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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