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Roman town houses uncovered in English city park

The foundations of three Roman buildings have been found in a city park in England through the use of ground-penetrating radar.

Scans showing two large town houses the size of Chichester’s Pallant House Gallery – most likely lived in by members of the aristocracy – and a third building, of great interest because of its unusual shape, have stunned local archaeologists.

“For Chichester we have never seen anything like this,” said James Kenny, archaeologist at Chichester District Council. “This is far and away the most complete series of Roman plans that we’ve ever come across.”

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Story: Chichester Observer | Photo: Chichester Observer

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