Roman bath house found at end of Hadrian’s Wall

Published on July 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

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A bath has been found at the Roman Sugedunum Fort at the end of Hadrian’s Wall in Wallsend, England.

“We’ve seen enough of the remains now to be 100 percent certain that we have the site of the fort bath house.

“In particular, we’ve got a Roman cement-lined cold plunged bath, which absolutely puts the tin lid on it.

“We’ve only got a tiny fragment of it exposed at the moment – because of where it is we might never get the whole of it exposed – but it looks to be in good condition.”

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Story: Ben Miller, Culture24 | Photo: Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

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