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Roman town Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester, Hampshire

Boon, George C.

Roman town Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester, Hampshire

by Boon, George C.

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Published by Published by Reading Museum in conjunction with the the Calleva Museum Committee in [Reading] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading Museum and Art Gallery (Reading, England) -- Catalogs and collections,
  • Silchester (England) -- Antiquities, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesCalleva Atrebatum
    Statementby George C. Boon ; with notes on the Silchester Collection at Reading Museum by Jillian Greenaway.
    ContributionsGreenaway, Jillian
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.S55 B66 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p., [8] p. of plates , [1] folded leaf :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19912052M

    The Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester, Hampshire in southern England is, perhaps, the best known of the towns of Roman Britain. The reason for this is that, over 20 years around the turn of the 19 th and 20 th centuries, early archaeologists gradually, block by block, uncovered the remains of all the buildings within the town walls. By , and for the first time anywhere in the. The name Silchester suggests closeness to a Roman fort, and to the east of the present village, is the site of the Iron Age town of Calleva Atrebatum. The Belgic tribe of the Atrebates, fleeing from Caesar in Gaul cBC, settled on a high gravel plateau, later called 'Calleva Atrebatum' - the town in the woods of the Atrebates. The woods.

    Silchester is a village and civil parish about 5 miles (8 km) north of Basingstoke in is adjacent to the county boundary with Berkshire and about 9 miles (14 km) south-west of Reading.. Silchester is most notable for the archaeological site and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, which was first occupied by the Romans in about AD 45 and includes what is considered the best-preserved.   An year excavation at one of Britain’s most important Roman sites will use a £1 million grant to attempt to reveal whether the rapid expansion of the settlement of Calleva Atrebatum – the Roman town which is now the village of Silchester – was a result of a growing local population or 1st century BC French immigrants.

    Silchester is a village and civil parish about 5 miles (8 km) north of Basingstoke in is adjacent to the county boundary with Berkshire and about 9 miles (14 km) south-west of Reading.. Silchester is most notable for the archaeological site and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, an Iron Age and later Atrebates Celtic settlement first occupied by the Romans in about AD 45 and.   Not just a rollicking adventure, Rosemary Sutcliff's The Eagle of the Ninth, which has just been filmed, is a touching true story about love and loyalty. Charlotte Higgins looks back on a Author: Charlotte Higgins.


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Roman town Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester, Hampshire by Boon, George C. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The large Roman town known as Calleva Atrebatum developed from its Iron Age predecessor from the mid 1st century AD onwards. A regular street grid was laid down over an area of about 40 hectares. Important buildings included public baths in the south-east quarter, and an administrative centre (the forum basilica) in the centre.

Silchester is most notable for the archaeological site and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, an Iron Age and later Atrebates Celtic settlement first occupied by the Romans in about AD 45 and includes what is considered the best-preserved Roman wall in Great Britain and the remains of what might be one of the oldest Christian ct: Basingstoke and Deane.

In the 19th century the site, Roman Calleva Atrebatum, produced magnificent finds now on display at Reading museum, including superb mosaics and one of Author: Maev Kennedy. The Calleva Arms is one of Hampshire's best pubs serving excellent homecooked food. On Sunday, treat yourself to one of the best roast dinners around, or.

Revised Edition. Silchester: The Roman Town of Calleva By George Boon a folding plan of the town showing details traced from arial photographs 40 photographs and 40 drawings prev owners name and message inside light Roman town Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester sunned Dustjacket spine A detailed volume on the archaeology of the Roman town of Calleva at Silchester.

A New Guide to the Roman City Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester Hampshire with an introduction and an itinerary of the visible remains by George. A New Guide to the Roman City Calleva Atrebatum at Silchester Hampshire with an introduction and an itinerary of the 47 pins.

Silchester (sĭl`chĭstər), village, Hampshire, S is noted for the ruins of the Roman-British town Calleva Atrebatum. The outside walls (2, yd/2, m in circumference), forum, amphitheater, and entire plan of the city, including baths and several temples, were. The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide.

Calleva Atrebatum: [News and Comments] Roman walled town near Silchester in Hampshire. Annual digs take place here. An Iron Age settlement lies beneath the Roman Town, excavated in Concentrations of copper, zinc and lead as indicators of hearth usage at the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester, Hampshire, UK).

Journal of Archaeological Science 37(4): doi: / The Saxon Wolves by Penny Ingham shared a post. January 29 at PM Inscriptions in the ancient British Ogham alphabet are rarely found outside Cornwall or Ireland, so why did this sandstone pillar end up at the bottom of a well in the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester in Hampshire)?Followers: The red roads are derived from Ivan D Margary 'Roman ways in the Weald' published in Major Roman locations are shown as icons, please click the icon for the modern location and its Roman name.

This map shows the Roman Road course described by Ivan D Margary as 42a which goes from Silchester - Winchester(Silchester - Winchester). The Late Iron Age oppidum and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum. The earliest phase of occupation dating to the late Iron Age shows evidence of street planning, traces of circular and rectangular buildings, metalworking, including the working of precious metals and contacts within Britain and on the continent to France, Italy, Spain and the Mediterranean.

English: Calleva Atrebatum (or Silchester Roman Town) was an Iron Age oppidum and subsequently a town in the Roman province of Britannia and the civitas capital of the Atrebates tribe. Its ruins are located beneath and to the west of the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, which lies just within the town wall and about to the east of the Has part: Silchester Amphitheatre.

The Late Iron Age oppidum and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum and associated features is a Scheduled Monument in Silchester, Hampshire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Major Roman locations are shown as icons, please click the icon for the modern location and its Roman name.

This map shows the Roman Road course described by Ivan D Margary as 4b which goes from Silchester - Old Sarum(Port Way, Silchester - Old Sarum)commonly known as 'Port Way'. The monument includes the Late Iron Age oppidum and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum and associated earthworks which together extend over an area of cha.

The town lies north east of the modern village of Silchester, in open countryside at the eastern end of a gravel spur.

Calleva Atrebatum was originally an Iron Age settlement, capital of the Atrebates tribe, and subsequently a town in the Roman province of Britannia. Its ruins lie to the west of, and partly beneath, the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Silchester, in the county of Hampshire. The church occupies a site just within the ancient walls of Calleva, although the village of Silchester itself now lies.

Oxbow Books is the world's leading publisher, distributor and bookseller in archaeology and the ancient world. Silchester is a village in Hampshire standing some 5 miles north of is adjacent to the county boundary with Berkshire and about 9 miles south-west of Reading.

Silchester is famed for the archaeological site and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, which is hard by the village but undefiled by a was first occupied by the Romans in about 45 AD, on the site of an earlier Iron Grid reference: SU BOOK DESCRIPTIONA detailed study of the masonry defences of one England s most important Roman sites Erected in c AD the masonry walls of the Roman town of Silchester Calleva Atrebatum Hampshire S England are part of the third system in a series of defensiveworks They stand today to a height of (Calleva Atrebatum), North Hampshire.

Silchester (Calleva Atrebatum) is a Roman town in Hampshire, in central southern Britain. Unlike many the site was abandoned in the post-Roman period leaving it as a largely green-field site now. The Amphitheatre, Town Wall and some Outer Defences all remain visible for the visitor to see.

The town has been highly influential in the development of Romano-British archaeology due to the large Cited by: 1.Inscriptions in the ancient British Ogham alphabet are rarely found outside Cornwall or Ireland, so why did this sandstone pillar end up at the bottom of a well in the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester in Hampshire)?

A puzzle to be solved - just one of the many reasons why I love archaeology so much!The village is close to the northern county boundary of Hampshire with Berkshire and it is about four miles north of Basingstoke.

The centre of the village is a designated Conservation Area and the nearby Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.