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CAERLEON LEGIONARY FORTRESS, FIRST COHORT CENTURIONS HOUSES, GOLLEDGE: SCHOOL FIELDS

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NPRN 95652

Map Reference ST39SW

Grid Reference ST33819050

Unitary (Local) Authority Newport

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Caerleon

Type of Site LEGIONARY FORTRESS

Broad Class DEFENCE, DOMESTIC

Period Roman

Site Description Part of Caerleon legionary fortress (Nprn95647).

An area of about 100m north-east to south-west by 50m in the latera praetorii of the fortress was explored, 1931-3, recording elements of the centurions houses of the first cohort, other elements of the barracks of this cohort being explored to the north (Nprn275995).

Sources: Nash Williams 1932 (AC 87), 394-5;
1938 (AC 88), 111-114.

J.Wiles 02.02.05

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