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Arbeia Roman Fort was built around AD 161-180 and extended from 1.7 to 2.1 hectares after AD 200. Rationale was to extend capacity as a supply base.
The site was extended to include 22 granaries, After abandonment of the northern campaign Arbeia acted as a supply base for Hadrian’s Wall,



Al fresco dining in London

This morning, I embarked on a rail  journey, first from Glasgow to Edinburgh, Scotland then south via the east coast to London from where I am writing this. Commencing tomorrow, a group of fifteen will assemble here in readiness for a two-week tour of Roman Britain.

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Site overview with bath house reconstruction in top left

This evening, I am posting information on Segedunum (Wallsend Roman Fort), one of twelve principal forts along the line of Hadrian’s Wall in what is now northern England.

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