The Romano-British 'Small Town' at Wanborough, Wiltshire: Excavations 1966-1976

The Romano-British 'Small Town' at Wanborough, Wiltshire: Excavations 1966-1976

by Alastair Scott Anderson, A P Fitzpatrick, John S. Wacher
     
 

Wanborough, near the modern town of Swindon, was a thriving small Roman town located on Ermin Street that stretched between Cirencester and Silchester. This report summarises the 1966-76 excavations that took place in advance of development and presents the finds (coins, metal objects, pottery, tiles, domestic and personal items), as well as the archaeological

Overview

Wanborough, near the modern town of Swindon, was a thriving small Roman town located on Ermin Street that stretched between Cirencester and Silchester. This report summarises the 1966-76 excavations that took place in advance of development and presents the finds (coins, metal objects, pottery, tiles, domestic and personal items), as well as the archaeological sequence dating from the 1st to 4th century AD. Evidence from Wanborough tells the story not only of the town itself, but is also indicative of the function and importance of Ermin Street itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780907764298
Publisher:
Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies
Publication date:
12/31/2001
Series:
Britannia Monograph Series, #19
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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