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Roman coastal fortlets lecture by Stephen Clothier

  • Monday 6th January, 2020 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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  • Monday 6th January, 2020 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Tel: 07885294917

Email: secretary@sahs.org.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScarboroughArchaeologicalAndHistoricalSociety/

North Yorkshire County Council
Scarborough Library & Information Centre
Vernon Road
YO11 2NN

The Roman military constructions that line parts of the Yorkshire Coast pose a problem to both historian and archaeologist. Initially described as being mere signal stations does them a disservice. Their size, positioning and layout begs the observer to consider other options. What led to their construction; what was their planned purpose and what was their eventual fate. Tonight we consider questions and possible answers.