Richborough Roman Fort, Sandwich, Kent

Richborough Roman Fort, Sandwich, Kent
Photograph taken 1st July 1985 © Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: J850320

The fort was originally defended by a system of ditches and the walls and towers seen here were added later. The fort was occupied until the early 5th century and was one of the last places occupied before the Romans left Britain. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Read detailed archaeological description.

Location

Kent Sandwich

Period

Roman (43 - 409)

Tags

roman (43 - 409) roman fort defence town wall invasion english heritage