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Silchester amphitheatre

excavations of 1979-85

by M. G. Fulford

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Published by Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Silchester.,
  • Amphitheaters -- England -- Silchester.,
  • Romans -- England -- Silchester.,
  • Silchester (England) -- Antiquities, Roman.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Fulford ; with contributions from D. Allen ... [et. al.] ; principal illustrator: Brian Williams.
    SeriesBritannia monograph series -- no.10
    ContributionsSociety for the Promotion of Roman Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii,197p.,(22)p. of plates(some folded),(248)p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22453103M
    ISBN 100907764126

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: The Silchester Amphitheatre: Excavations of (Britannia Monographs) (): Michael Fulford: BooksCited by: The Amphitheatre. The amphitheatre was probably first built between about AD 50 and 70 at the eastern edge of the town. The arena now has an elliptical plan with two opposing entrances on Silchester amphitheatre book longer, north-south axis and two small rooms recessed into the seating bank on the east-west axis.

It measures about 45 by 39 metres. The Silchester Amphitheatre by M. Silchester amphitheatre book,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The inscription is in Ogham writing, which developed in southern Ireland in about AD This is our only evidence of early medieval activity at Silchester.

Domesday Book () lists a village known as Silcestre. During the 12th century an aisled hall was built in the amphitheatre arena. A palisade was erected on top of the banks. Get this from a library. The Silchester amphitheatre: excavations of [Michael Fulford].

Fulford argues that the hall may be regarded as the manor house of Silchester during this period. The amphitheatre appears to have been used as a ringwork, containing the hall and possibly one ancillary building with traces of one or more possible fighting platforms.

From the early C15 until the s. Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre is approximately 6 miles away if you stay at one of the 10 hotels in the area.

Lots of visitors like The Hampshire Court Hotel - QHotels and Apollo Hotel. Book your Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre hotel with our easy booking widget Save money on Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre hotels & get the best price for your trip Local landmarks allow you to take in the local culture on your next holiday.

Parking: There is a charged car park at Silchester Roman Town in Wall Lane, RG7 2HP, managed by Hampshire County Council. The walls are a few minutes' walk from the car park and the amphitheatre a minute walk. Access: The site is reached by a footpath, parts of which may be uneven and can become muddy.

Recent heavy rains have badly affected the stability of the footpaths that run around. Silchester is a village and civil parish about 5 miles (8 km) north of Basingstoke in is adjacent to the county boundary with Berkshire and about 9 miles (14 km) south-west of Reading.

Silchester is most notable for the archaeological site and Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, an Iron Age and later Atrebates Celtic settlement first occupied by the Romans in about AD 45 and District: Basingstoke and Deane. The Silchester Trail: An attractive circular walk of up to 8 miles which is waymarked along its route.

(shorter circuits are available) Allow up to 3 hours to complete the entire circular walk. The Silchester Trail is a waymarked, circular walk leading to the Roman Town of Calleva Atrebatum at Size: 1MB. Buy The Silchester Amphitheatre by M. Fulford from Waterstones today.

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