Roman Forts and Fortresses

Introductions to Heritage Assets

An introduction to Roman forts and fortresses (permanent or semi-permanent bases of Roman troops).

These installations were a very important feature of the Roman period in Britain, as the British provinces were some of the most heavily militarised in the Roman Empire.

Descriptions of the asset type and its development as well as its associations and a brief chronology are included.


  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Description
  • Chronology
  • Development of the asset type
  • Associations
  • Further reading
  • Where to get advice

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 17
  • Product Code: HEAG230


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