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Roman London bridge

Ralph Merrifield

Roman London bridge

a view from both banks

by Ralph Merrifield

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Published by Southwark Archaeological Excavation Committee in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- London,
  • Southwark (London, England) -- Antiquities, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLondon archaeologist. Vol. 2, no. 8
    StatementRalph Merrifield, Harvey Sheldon.
    ContributionsSheldon, Harvey, Southwark Archaeological Excavation Committee
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[9] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19403428M


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There have been many reincarnations of London Bridge since the original Roman crossing in AD The most famous and longstanding of these was the “Old” Medieval bridge, finished in during the reign of King John. For over years this bridge was the key crossing point of the Thames in.

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This model shows how the Romans built the first bridge across the River Thames, where London Bridge now stands. Temple of Mithras, AD The discovery of a Temple to Mithras in was a London sensation.

Roman London. Ralph Merrifield. The Origin of Londinium. BRIDGE-BCILDI: :G \vas a particular accomplishment of Roman military engineers, and the main roads that were soon to be centred on the first London Bridge were almost certainly laid out by the sun'eyors of the Roman army.

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They built a wooden bridge close to the site of the present. The bridge was entirely of timber, and protected at its southern end by another gate and defences, forming what was called afterwards the South work or wark.

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Londinium was founded by the Romans in AD 47 (or 47 CE) on the banks of the Thames roughly where the current square mile ‘City of London’ is located. London - London - History: Although excavations west of London have revealed the remains of circular huts dating from before bc, the history Roman London bridge book the city begins effectively with the Romans.

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In Roman Times, the road we know as Oxford Street led to Silchester, the Roman city near Reading. Watling Street led to St. Albans and eventually to Holyhead and St David’s in Wales.

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