The Info List - Roman Baths Museum

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The Caerleon
Roman Fortress and Baths, also known as the Roman Baths Museum, is located in Caerleon
in the city of Newport, south-east Wales. It is run by the Welsh historic environment service - Cadw.


1 Background and history 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Background and history[edit] Main articles: Isca Augusta
Isca Augusta
and Caerleon Roman Wales
was the farthest point west that the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in Roman Britain extended to, and as a defence point the fortress at Caerleon, built in AD 75, was one of only three permanent Roman Legionary fortresses in Roman Britain. It was occupied and operational for just over 200 years. The Roman Baths Museum
Roman Baths Museum
lies inside what remains of the fortress of Isca Augusta
Isca Augusta
close to the National Roman Legion
Roman Legion
Museum. The baths museum has a covered walkway over part of the remains of the military bath house. There was a frigidarium, tepidarium and caldarium, as well as an open-air swimming pool.[1] The baths museum is administered by Cadw, as are the remains of Isca Augusta within a short walk of the baths museum:

The most complete Roman amphitheatre in Britain Sections of the fortress walls The only remains of a Roman legionary barracks on view anywhere in Europe
at Prysg Field

There were over 40,000 visitors to the Baths in 2012.[2] See also[edit]

National Roman Legion
Roman Legion
Museum Newport Museum Venta Silurum


^ " Caerleon
Roman Fortress and Baths". Retrieved 2018-01-27.  ^ "Caerleon's Roman baths get record visitor figures". South Wales Argus. 15 December 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 

External links[edit]

Roman Fortress and Baths - Cadw

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(Dorchester) Durovernum Cantiacorum
Durovernum Cantiacorum
(Canterbury) Glevum
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Isca Augusta
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Isca Dumnoniorum
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Viroconium Cornoviorum


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