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Roman forts in the Fylde

Christine Howard-Davis

Roman forts in the Fylde

excavations at Dowbridge, Kirkham

by Christine Howard-Davis

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Published by Centre for North West Regional Studies, Lancaster University in Lancaster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romans -- England -- Dowbridge.,
  • Fortification, Roman -- England -- Dowbridge.,
  • Romans -- England -- Kirkham (Lancashire),
  • Fortification, Roman -- England -- Kirkham (Lancashire),
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Dowbridge.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Kirkham (Lancashire),
  • Dowbridge (England) -- Antiquities, Roman.,
  • Kirkham (Lancashire, England) -- Antiquities, Roman.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementC. Howard-Davis, K. Buxton ; with contributions by J. Carrott ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBuxton, K., University of Lancaster. Centre for North-West Regional Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18573564M
    ISBN 101862200866

    Peter Connolly utilizes the latest historical evidence from excavations of major fortifications to create a detailed and fascinating portrait of typical Roman forts and of the soldiers who maintained them along Hadrian's Wall and other Roman boundaries for more than years/5(1). Roman forts and fortresses (as opposed to camps) were the permanent or semi-permanent bases of Roman troops. These installations were a very important feature of the Roman period in Britain, as the British provinces were some of the most heavily militarised in the Roman Empire. The word fortress is used to denote the bases of. the legions.

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    Freckleton is a village and civil parish on the Fylde coast in Lancashire, England, to the south of Kirkham and east of the seaside resort of Lytham St. Annes. It has a population of 6,[1] The village is near Warton, with its links to BAE Systems. Warton Aerodrome's miles (km) runway is partly within Freckleton's boundary. Freckleton has a parish council, and is part of Fylde. The forts were like a smal town. They had a wide main street, which ran north-south, the via principalis. The homes or tents of the tribunes (company officers) were alongside this road. Behind.


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Roman forts in the Fylde by Christine Howard-Davis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Roman forts in the Fylde: excavations at Dowbridge, Kirkham. [Christine Howard-Davis; University of Lancaster. Centre for North-West Regional Studies.].

Buy Roman Forts in the Fylde: Excavations at Dowbridge, Kirkham (Resource Paper S.) by Howard-Davis, Chris, Buxton, Kath (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Chris Howard-Davis, Kath Buxton. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Roman forts in the Fylde: excavations at. Roman forts in the Fylde: excavations at Dowbridge, Kirkham. by Chris Howard-Davis & Kath Buxton. Paperback: pages Publisher: University of Lancaster,Centre for North-West Regional Studies (Mar ) Language English ISBN ISBN   There are, of course, other Roman roads in the district.

There are two running more or less north south along the Pennines, for example, both more than amply recorded in Philip Graystone’s ‘Walking Roman Roads in Roman forts in the Fylde book Fylde and Ribble Valley’.

(If you don’t already own a copy, go and buy one. It’s an excellent book.). The discovery of a Roman road leading into Kirkham has aroused much interest in the Fylde. The discovery is the result of excavations which have been going on under the direction of Coun. Burrows, the chairman of Poulton Council, the Fylde archaeologist.

It was made at the Mill Hill on the Preston side of Kirkham by the old ruined windmill. Disaster at Kirkham Fort, D. Savage and the children of Year 5 St.

Michael’s CE School (undated book published by the school) ISBN Walking Roman Roads in the Fylde and the Ribble Valley, Philip Graystone () Centre for North-West Regional Studies University of Lancaster. Smaller forts and military camps were more temporary affairs which provided troops with a safe accommodation while on campaign.

Small forts were also used by auxiliary units as frontier posts, and small square forts (quadriburgia) with metre-long walls and a single gate were built in all Roman territories during the later empire larger forts were not self-sufficient for a long. Alan Crosby, County Books, Ben Edwards on Roman Roads but don't miss Mary Higham's chapter which includes much Roman material too.

Roman Forts on the Fylde, Howard-Davis and Buxton,CNWRS. The Romans at Ribchester, Ben Edwards,CNWRS. Walking Roman Roads in Lonsdale and the Eden Valley, Philip Graystone,CNWRS. Local author, Brian Hughes, in his book The Fylde & Wyre Antiquarian, claims that in the s the stocks had been hit so many times by cars that they were again removed.

He suggests that the stone pillars now in place are actually farm gate posts from a nearby field. The Setantii name is known from a single source only, the 2nd century Geographia of ed there is the placename Portus Setantiorum (Port of the Setantii). Its precise location remains unknown although various suggestions have been made, including.

Alan Crosby, County Books, Ben Edwards on Roman Roads but don't miss Mary Higham's chapter which includes much Roman material. Roman Forts on the Fylde, Howard-Davis and Buxton,CNWRS.

The Romans at Ribchester, Ben Edwards,CNWRS. Walking Roman Roads in Lonsdale and the Eden Valley, Philip Graystone,CNWRS. Anyhow, the White Bull was built inwhich is interesting its own right. Round the back of the pub are the remains of a Roman bathhouse, which, chronologically, is even more interesting.

And those pillars supporting the portico, well, they’re Roman too, half inched as they allegedly were from the original Ribchester fort. The second Roman invasion, an invasion that stuck this time, began under Emperor Claudius in 43AD.

From this Strabo again mentions slaves in his book Geographia, remarking that Britain "bears grain, cattle, gold, silver, and iron. These things, accordingly, are exported from the island, as are also hides, and slaves.". There's a suggestion in Graystone's book 'Walking Roman Roads in The Fylde & Ribble Valley' that a Roman Road follows the line of Garstang Rd through Bowgreave but continues staright on at Bowgreave police station towards the canal.

A straight field boundary is clear on maps and aerials. It goes on (he says) to join the line of the A6 at Cabus. Kirkham (originally Kirkam-in-Amounderness) is a small town and civil parish in the Borough of Fylde in Lancashire, England, midway between Blackpool and Preston (11 mi (18 km) west of Preston) and adjacent to the smaller town of Wesham.

It owes its existence to Carr Hill upon which it was built and which was the location of a Roman fort. It had a population of 7, at the Census. Facts about Roman Forts inform the readers with a fortified military camp built by the Romans in the ancient period.

It is called castrum in Latin. The camps were constructed by the Romans in various shapes and sizes. It can be temporary or permanent.

"A brief, narrow-cast, but fascinating look at Roman garrison life along the Empire's northern frontiers in the early centuries A.D. The book's richly illustrated descriptions of fortifications, soldiers' daily life, and grand defensive strategy could hook military-minded teens."--Reviews: 9.

In the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military English, the terms Roman fort, Roman camp and Roman fortress are commonly used for r, scholastic convention tends toward the use of the words fort, camp, marching camp and fortress as a translation of castrum.

Poulton-le-Fylde (/ ˈ p oʊ l t ən l i ˌ f aɪ l d /), commonly abbreviated to Poulton, is a market town in Lancashire, England, situated on the coastal plain called the the United Kingdom census, it had a population of 18,There is evidence of human habitation in the area f years ago and several archaeological finds from Roman settlement in England have been.

This book served as the primary handbook for most kingdoms and armies, from the final years of the Roman Empire, through the Medieval period, and into the 20th Century. It was written at the end of the Roman Empire, to try and stop the decline of the military, as territories were being lost to the Vandals and s: The luxury and bloodshed of life in a Roman fortress Life was hard for a Roman legionary in first-century Wales.

When he wasn’t cooped up in his barracks or being barked at by a centurion he was out risking his life in skirmishes with ancient Britons. But here in Isca, one of just three permanent legionary fortresses in Britain, there were compensations.A Roman Military Supply Depot at Walton le Dale.

The major Romano-British settlement at Walton le Dale (Walton-le-Dale) near Preston in Lancashire developed on the north bank of the River Darwen and south of the River Ribble just to the east of the confluence of the two streams.

Both of these watercourses were forded a little way upstream of the point where they merged.