Roman Wall - Meeting Lane, Towcester, Northants.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 52° 07.853 W 000° 59.359
30U E 637624 N 5777502
Quick Description: One of a number of green plaques placed around Towcester for its Millennium Project. This one marks the place where a section of the Roman Town Wall was found.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/6/2011 3:07:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMBZ4M
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
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Long Description:
Unusually powerful wall defences were built in about AD170. In 1999 the foundations of this Roman Town Wall were exposed during the re-laying of the surface of Meeting Lane which leads from Richmond Road to Watling Street.

The plaque is on the gable end of No.6 Richmond Road
Blue Plaque managing agency: Towcester and District Local History Society

Individual Recognized: 2nd Century Roman Wall

Physical Address:
Meeting Lane
Towcester, Northamptonshire UK

Web Address: [Web Link]

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