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Reedham and the Roman forts of the Saxon Shore

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John Jarrold Suite

UEA Sportspark

University of East Anglia

Norwich

NR4 7TJ

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The medieval church of St John the Baptist, Reedham, Norfolk is built of re-used Roman brick and stone, similar to that used in the Roman fort at Brancaster and derived from sources in the north-west of the county. Over the years there has been much speculation about the character and location of the Roman building which was robbed for the construction of the church. Following geophysical survey, excavation in 2016 and 2017 confirmed the church itself to be the location and the character and scale of the surviving remains suggest an official building such as a fortlet or watch tower. The function and purpose of the Reedham fortlet will be considered against the background of other mid-to-late Roman military installations in East Anglia including of course Venta Icenorum.

Michael Fulford is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Reading and is one of the UK's leading Roman archaeologists. He has directed excavations at Silchester since 1974 and was also involved in major excavations in Carthage and Pompeii. He currently co-directs the Rural Settlement of Roman Britain and From Roman England to Roman Britain projects, which are analysing Roman-period data from commercial excavations to transform our understanding of Roman Britain. He has published widely on many aspects of Roman archaeology and was appointed CBE in 2011.

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Contact Caroline Lowton at caroline.lowton@yahoo.co.uk

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John Jarrold Suite

UEA Sportspark

University of East Anglia

Norwich

NR4 7TJ

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