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CAERLEON LEGIONARY FORTRESS, HEADQUARTERS BUILDING: OLD VICARAGE GARDEN

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NPRN 275992

Map Reference ST39SW

Grid Reference ST33879066

Unitary (Local) Authority Newport

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Caerleon

Type of Site LEGIONARY FORTRESS

Broad Class CIVIL, DEFENCE

Period Roman

Site Description Part of Caerleon Legionary fortress (Nprn95647).

Excavations, 1968-9, examined part of the hall (basilica), its north-eastern tribunal & the centrally placed shrine (aedes), of the headquarters complex (principia) of Legio II Augusta.

(source: Boon 1971 (AC 119 - 1970), 10-34).

J.Wiles 02.02.05

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