Roman townhouse found under Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury

Published on November 11th, 2009 | by Admin

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The ruins of a Roman townhouse have been found under the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, England.

The townhouse, thought to date from between the late second and early third Centuries, is believed to have belonged to a wealthy citizen.

Archaeologists found the remains of the building’s under-floor heating, leather shoes, seeds and a plate.

Experts will examine the remains before the redevelopment work resumes.

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