Letocetum

the rise and decline of a Roman posting station
  • 90 Pages
  • 3.52 MB
  • 2581 Downloads
  • English
by
J. Gould , [Walsall]
Romans -- England., Excavations (Archaeology) -- England., Public buildings -- England -- History., Transportation, Military -- England -- History., Posthouses -- England -- History., England -- Antiquities, Roman., Letocetum Site (England), Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D., Rome -- Officials and employees -- Travel -- Eng
StatementJim Gould.
The Physical Object
Pagination90p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18555663M
ISBN 100953490505

Letocetum: The Rise and Decline of a Roman Posting Station [Jim Gould] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Letocetum, near Lichfield, provided a rest-point for Letocetum book travellers along Watling Street. Remains of a bath-house and accommodation have been foundAuthor: Roger White.

Letocetum: The Rise and Decline of a Roman Posting Station by Jim Gould Paperback, 90 Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Letocetum, near Lichfield, provided a rest-point for official travellers along Watling Street.

Remai Author: Jim Gould. The last part of the book details this struggle between papal and imperial authority, though to be fair, it is also the driest part of the book. In summary, the author does a fabulous job in showing that while Rome may have died inRoman-ness persisted for a lot longer and influenced politics, spirituality and even daily life in subsequent /5(56).

Letocetum. 0 references.

Details Letocetum EPUB

historic county. Staffordshire. 0 references. Identifiers. VIAF ID. 0 references. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire ID. 0 references. Freebase ID /m/kr7. Create a Letocetum book Download as PDF; Printable version; This page Letocetum book last edited on 18 Marchat Letocetum represents the evolution of a site from the early military campaigns to the development of a significant staging post and Romano-British small town.

The temporary camps and forts provide an important insight into Roman military strategy and organisation during the period of Roman occupation. Try the new Google Books Get print book.

No eBook available. Greater Manchester Grenoside Haxey hood High Cross hillforts human sacrifice Iceni Imbolc Ireland Iron Age Jutland last meal Letocetum Lindow Common Lindow Man's Lindow Moss Lindow Woman Llyn Cerrig Bach Lovernios Mancetter Marshwood Vale Menai Straits Mobberley need.

Watling Street, Wall, near Lichfield, Staffordshire. WS14 0AW OSMap: LR - Ref: SK Amongst the cottages and small houses of the village of Wall, Staffordshire, England, squat the remains of Letocetum, a Roman settlement.

Letocetum was once an important staging post on Watling Street, the Roman military road from London (Londinium) to the city of Wroxeter (Viroconium), near present day. Wall, near Lichfield, has long been identified as the Etoceto of the 3rd-century Roman road-book known as the Letocetum book Itinerary and the Lectocetum of the later Ravenna Cosmography.

Its Roman name is likely to have been Letocetum, which is derived from British or early Welsh words meaning “grey wood”. Lichfield (/ ˈ l ɪ tʃ f iː l d /) is a cathedral city and civil parish in Staffordshire, eld is situated roughly 16 mi (26 km) north of Birmingham, miles ( km) from Rugeley, 9 miles (14 km) from Walsall, miles ( km) from Tamworth and 13 miles (21 km) from Burton Upon the time of the Census the population was estimated at 32, and the wider.

WULFSUNA is E S Moxon’s debut novel and was published on 21st January by SilverWood first adventure in the ‘Wolf Spear Saga’ series, it centres around a 5th century Saxon tribe, the ‘Wolf Sons’ named in the title. Letocetum is an unlikely site for an incipient Roman town.

The surrounding countryside was not such as could easily support a town population and until the Roman roads, Watling Street and Ryknield Street, were built the site was not easily accessible particularly from the west and south.

The site is on the north-western rim of a geological saucer. An actual Roman road in Britain (with what might be more recent paving stones). John Illingworth/CC BY-SA Cartographer Sasha Trubetskoy didn’t set out to. Icknield Street or Ryknild Street is a Roman road in England, with a route roughly south-west to runs from the Fosse Way at Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire) to Templeborough in South YorkshireIt passes through Alcester, Studley, Redditch, Metchley Fort, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent and Derby.

Media in category "Letocetum" The following 14 files are in this category, out of 14 total. Staffordshire, administrative, geographic, and historic county in the Midlands of west-central England.

It extends north from the West Midlands metropolitan county (centred on Birmingham) and is bordered by Shropshire to the west.

Cheshire to the northwest, Derbyshire to the northeast, Warwickshire. This review is transcluded from Talk:Letocetum/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review. Reviewer: Ben Mac Dui8 June (UTC) An initial look suggests that there is some work to be done here.

Download Letocetum PDF

This may be the nominator's first GAN - if you are willing to do the necessary there is a decent chance of. Museo dell'Abruzzo Bizantino ed Alto - Medievale Nel Castello Ducale. Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Palazzo Loffredo. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto. Born of Darkness (Kormak Book Seven) (The Kormak Saga 7) - Kindle edition by King, William.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Born of Darkness (Kormak Book Seven) (The Kormak Saga 7).Reviews: Entrance is next door to the museum. But from St John’s church yard you have a lovely view looking at the old ruins of the walls too.

About seven or eight plaque detailing information on what each room would have been, from the exercise area to the bathing area etc.4/ TripAdvisor reviews. The last part of the book details this struggle between papal and imperial authority, though to be fair, it is also the driest part of the book.

In summary, the author does a fabulous job in showing that while Rome may have died inRoman-ness persisted for a lot longer and influenced politics, spirituality and even daily life in subsequent Reviews: Watling Street was the traditional site of Boudica's defeat by the Romans and was later the southwestern border of the the early 19th century, the course between London and the Channel was paved and became known as the Great Dover Road: today, the route from Dover to London forms part of the A2 route from London to Wroxeter forms much of the A5 road.

Lichfield / ˈ l ɪ tʃ f iː l d / is a cathedral city and civil parish in Staffordshire, of eight civil parishes with city status in England, Lichfield is situated roughly 16 mi (26 km) north of the time of the Census the population was estimated at 32, and the wider Lichfield District atHoliday Inn Express Lichfield - The 3-star Holiday Inn Express Lichfield provides quick access to The Green Fairy Trail and offers free self-parking, a safe deposit box and a gift store.

It is a pet-friendly establishment dating back to Letocetum Letocetum is the ancient remains of a Roman settlement. It was an important military staging post and posting station near the junction of Watling Street, the Roman military road to North Wales, and Icknield (or Ryknild) Street (now the A38).

The site is now. Wall, located just two miles to the south of Lichfield, is an incredible place to visit at anytime of the year. This Sunday (19th July) however, the Friends of Letocetum will be bringing the remains of the Roman settlement here to life with their annual open day, held in conjunction with English Heritage and the National Trust.

Entrance is free and the event runs from 11am to 4pm, during which. (This one has Letocetum marked on it). You should use Alternative text for images. Some people find this difficult - let me know if you need assistance.

Other points, The term mansiones is used in the Jim Gould book and English Heritage literature on the site so i am fairly sure its the right term. The site can only be judged from. A few miles from the M54 is the spot Dan Jones describes as The End Of The Earth. Or at least it was as far as the Romans were concerned.

A memoir, by R. BridgesPlace-names: Ptolemy's Geography of the British Isles. English place names. Some prehistoric river-names. Dialect in English place-names. Etocetum or Letocetum.

Description Letocetum FB2

The etymology of Lichfield. Was Lindum a colonia. The ancient name of Manchester. The etymology of ArundelLexicography: A new English dictionary, Part I. Letocetum: The Rise and Decline of a Roman Posting Station. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

Achieving Your Ptlls Award: A Practical Guide To Successful Teaching In The Lifelong Learning Sector by. Mary Francis, Jim Gould/5(2). Fantastic news!!. Friends of Letocetum are hosting a Saxon Evening On the evening of Saturday 2nd of November commencing at pm, following up from the recent open day on the heritage site it has been arranged for author Elaine Moxon to return to Wall Village Hall and give a talk about writing a of a series of Saxon novels and how she carries out the research for her books.

- Explore Magistra Michaud's board "Roman Roads", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Roman roads, Ancient rome, Roman empire pins.One year ago (14th July ) Kingsbury-born Mr. Roger Nutt of the U.S.A. addressed Civic Society members with his intriguing & thought-provoking theory that pre-Anglo-Saxon Tamworth could be the 'real' site of Roman Letocetum, given its geography & history.The first element preserves a British name recorded as Letocetum during the Romano-British period.

This means ‘gray wood’, from words which are the ancestors of Welsh llwyd ‘gray’ and coed ‘wood’. recorded in Domesday Book as Liveselle. This is probably from an Old English hlif ‘shelter’ + .