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Excavation of Roman villa, Engleton, Penkridge

Workmen standing with a Roman column. A Roman villa of the 2nd to 4th century BC was excavated in summer 1937 by Wolverhampton Archaeological Society with the support of Kathleen Kenyon. The site is ...

Letocetum Roman site, Wall

Letocetum was an important military staging post and settlement on Watling Street (the modern A5) and is sited close to the junction with Icknield Street. The settlement was founded in about 50AD and ...

Letocetum Roman site, Wall

Letocetum was an important military staging post and settlement on Watling Street (the modern A5) and is sited close to the junction with Icknield Street. The settlement was founded in about 50AD and ...

Marl pit, Trent Vale Brick & Tile Company, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows a section of the marl pit belonging to the Trent Vale Brick & Tile Co. This is a view from the Rookery Lane area. The pit yielded Etruria Marl, a brick clay, usually extracted by ...

Roman Villa, Hales

A view of the Bath House from the west after excavation in 1967. Hales Roman Villa is sited to the east of Hales village. Foundations and floors were discovered and were re-buried after excavation. An ...

Samian Bowl found at Chesterton, 100-400 AD

Samian pottery is the most recognisable and common Roman pottery in Britain. The Romans used this type of pottery for displaying and serving food. By using a mould they were able to produce floral or ...

Trent Vale Brick and Tile Company marl hole, Stoke-on-Trent

The abandoned pit once belonging to the Trent Vale Brick and Tile Company was just off Rookery Lane. The camera is looking east over the Trent Valley, with Primrose Hill, Hanford to the right and Longton ...

William Ricards Collection at the Brampton Museum, Newcastle-under-Lyme

William Richards was a keen archaeologist and a local collector of archaeology and objects from different countries. The weird and wonderful objects in this collection have come from all over the world. ...

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