The Origin of Roman London
In this book Dr Wallace makes a fundamental contribution to the study of urbanism in the Roman provinces. She attempts for the first time to present a detailed archaeological account of the first decade of one of the best-excavated cities in the Roman Empire. Delving into the artefact and structural reports from all excavations of pre-Boudican levels in London, she brings together vast quantities of data which are discussed and illustrated according to a novel methodology that address both the difficulties and complexity of 'grey literature' and urban excavation.
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22 Building activities aisled hall alignment Archive report artefacts assemblages associated Borough High Street Boudican fire Boudican Revolt brickearth British burials centres ceramic Claudian coins Colonia Claudia construction Context-level data contexts listed Registered Cornhill Road deposits destruction debris drain earliest early Londinium evidence excavated eyot Fenchurch Figure 50 Finds Roman pottery fire debris Flavian floors of brickearth Gaul gravel grid Group hearths indicate Iron Age King William Street land Lane large ditches listed Registered Finds Londinium LPRIA Ludgate Hill Road make-up Merrifield 1965 metres military Millett 1983 Gazetteer MOLAS mortaria Museum of London northern eyot occupation perhaps planning possible postholes pre-Boudican period probably Registered Finds Roman revetment Roman Britain Roman London Rowsome Samian Scale settlement sherds significant south of Cornhill southern proto-forum building Southwark Road Street structures suggest Thames timber Urban Archaeology Verulamium vessels Walbrook walls Watching Brief waterfront Watling Street yard