The History of Leith

June 22, 2011

Roman camp that housed refugees fleeing Scottish unrest discovered near Hadrian’s Wall

Hundreds of Roman huts that would have housed refugees fleeing turmoil in Scotland have been discovered by archaeologist near Hadrian’s Wall. The scientists unearthed the structures earlier this year within the site of the Roman fortress of Vindolanda near the border. Experts were struck by the circular shape of the temporary but well-built huts which would have been in contrast to the usual style of rectangular Roman architecture. for more click here

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