HISTORY OF AMBLESIDE ROMAN FORT

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    "Covering three acres, the fort was probably built during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian (AD 117–38). However, excavations have suggested the presence, partly beneath the stone buildings, of an earlier fort with a turf wall and timber buildings, constructed possibly in the 90s AD, when Roman control of the Lake District was being consolidated...."
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    English Heritage
  • Source

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    Link: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/ambleside-roman-fort/history/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 3 months ago
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