Roman sites outside town walls


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English Heritage

County Council

Norfolk County Council

District Council

South Norfolk District Council


Caistor St Edmund

Parliamentary Constituency

South Norfolk

Grid Reference

OR240240 (623995, 303936)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.5866, 1.30702

Nearest Postcode

NR14 8QX

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Site of a Roman temple, excavated in 1950 and possibly built in late 2nd century; finds of coins of the 3rd/4th century indicated continued occupation. The temple is visible as cropmarks and indicates a site of c.2.5ha enclosed by a wall 0.75m wide and several metres tall, the gateway is now under a modern housing estate. Inside the enclosure are cropmarks of two buildings; a Roman-British temple of the usual concentric square plan; the other building is a villa-like structure consisting of a suite of rooms with a corridor running along one side, possibly the priest's house or guest-house.

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