Caister Roman Fort

Caister Roman Fort

Roman Empire





Caister Roman Fort is an archaeological site located in Norfolk, England. It is one of the most important Roman sites in Britain and is a must-see for any history buff. The fort was built in the late first century AD and was used as a military base for the Roman army. It is believed to have been occupied until the fourth century.

The fort is situated on a low hill overlooking the River Yare, and is surrounded by a defensive ditch and rampart. The fort is rectangular in shape, measuring approximately 200 metres by 100 metres. The walls are made of turf and timber, and there are two gateways on the east and west sides. Inside the fort, there are the remains of several buildings, including a granary, barracks, and a bathhouse.

The fort is open to the public and is a great place to explore the history of the Roman occupation of Britain. Visitors can explore the remains of the fort, including the walls, gateways, and buildings. There is also a museum on site which houses a collection of artefacts found at the site, including coins, pottery, and weapons.

The fort is also a great place to learn about the Roman army and its tactics. Visitors can explore the remains of the barracks, granary, and bathhouse, and learn about the everyday life of the soldiers who lived and worked at the fort. There are also displays about the Roman military campaigns in Britain, and the fort's role in them.

Caister Roman Fort is a great place to visit for anyone interested in the history of the Roman occupation of Britain. The fort is well-preserved and offers visitors a unique insight into the life of the Roman army. The museum is also a great place to learn about the history of the fort and the Roman occupation of Britain. The fort is open to the public and is a great place to explore the history of the Roman occupation of Britain. https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/caister-roman-fort

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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