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Latitude: 51.609 / 51°36'32"N
Longitude: -2.9488 / 2°56'55"W
OS Eastings: 334395
OS Northings: 190447
OS Grid: ST343904
Mapcode National: GBR J7.9YSX
Mapcode Global: VH7B6.TTZD
Entry Name: Caerleon Civil Settlement: Site of Roman Building SE of Castle Street
Scheduled Date: 20 December 1990
Source ID: 3313
Cadw Legacy ID: MM244
Schedule Class: Civil
Category: Civil settlement
County: Newport (Casnewydd)
Community: Caerleon (Caerllion)
Built-Up Area: Caerleon
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument consists of part of the remains of a civil settlement, dating to the Roman period (1st to 4th century AD). The area comprises a rectangular building platform about 0.5m high, within the extra-mural settlement of the Roman Legionary fortress. Excavation proved the presence of a substantial masonry building, probably a bath house, with walls 0.9m thick. Fragments of hypocaust tiles, opus signinum, wall plaster and tufa suggest a heated building with cement floors and a vaulted and plastered interior.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Roman urban settlement organisation. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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