Facebook X YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley
Google Books previews are unavailable because you have chosen to turn off third party cookies for enhanced content. Visit our cookies page to review your cookie settings.

Settlement in Roman Southwark (Paperback)

Archaeological excavations (1991-8) for the London Underground Ltd Jubilee Line Extension Project

Ancient History > Roman Britain P&S History > Archaeology > British Archaeology

Imprint: MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)
Series: MoLAS Monograph
Pages: 316
Illustrations: 116 b/w & col illus, 148 tbs
ISBN: 9781901992281
Published: 12th February 2003
Casemate UK Academic



You'll be £22.95 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase Settlement in Roman Southwark. What's this?
+£4.99 UK Delivery or free UK delivery if order is over £40
(click here for international delivery rates)

Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates

The latest in a series of reports on the archaeological excavations near London Bridge Station, this volume focuses on important discoveries relating to the origins and development of Roman Southwark. From the prehistoric period on this area formed the northernmost end of a series of sandy islands in the tidal reaches of the Thames. The earliest Roman features were drainage ditches and quarry pits associated with the construction of a road to the Thames bridgehead. Eight buildings were recorded along the eastern side of the road, including a blacksmiths' workshop. All of these buildings were destroyed by fire in the Boudican revolt of AD 60/61. New timber and masonry buildings were constructed in the area during the late 1st and 2nd centuries. These included shops, a market hall, and a warehouse. Excavations revealed that extensive land reclamation took place on the marginal eastern fringes of the island before the construction of 2nd and 3rd century houses. One of these houses contained a mosaic, and painted wall plaster was recorded to the west of the road with part of a large building interpreted as a mansio .

There are no reviews for this book. Register or Login now and you can be the first to post a review!

Other titles in the series...

Other titles in MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)...