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Roman House, Dorchester

Description: Roman House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104222

OS Grid Reference: SY6895690964
OS Grid Coordinates: 368956, 90964
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7175, -2.4411

Location: Northernhay, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XJ

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1XJ

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Colliton Park Roman house, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text

Roman House
SY 6890 7/6 8.5.50.
Shortly after circa 307, enlarged after circa 341. Only Roman town house visible
in Britain. H-shaped west wing with hypocast and mosaic pavements. South
range added (also in C4) containing 1 heated room and 1 kitchen. Well north
of south range. Excavated 1938.

Listing NGR: SY6895690964

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Source: English Heritage

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