Roman well unearthed during road construction

Published on September 22nd, 2009 | by Admin


A Roman well has been found during construction to widen a road near Bingham, England.

A heritage group is now campaigning for the historic site to be dismantled stone by stone and re-erected in the town to prevent it being demolished by bulldozers.

Peter Allen, chairman of the Bingham Heritage Trails Association, said: “We’ve got a great deal of information about the Roman occupation in Bingham and absolutely nothing is visible, it’s all under ploughed fields.

“People can know it and read about it but they can’t see anything that’s Roman in origin – there’s nothing at all here. If we could get this one little thing which was Roman and put it on display it will give people a sense of reality about the existence of the Romans in Bingham.”

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One Response to Roman well unearthed during road construction

  1. Thanks for the article.I think that people are very influenced about the roman and they will love to see few of things which from Roman origin.I think that the Bingham Heritage Trails Association has taken a great step in making this roman occupation visible to the world.

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