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Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

This is how “luxurious” a lifestyle we envisaged the Commandant of the Roman Fort, Arbeia in South Shields to have enjoyed. Inside the reconstructed headquarters building and barrack block a number of rooms have been created to reflect the finds and artefacts unearthed during the years of excavations. Archeologists from Tyne Wear Museums now have a fairly good idea of how the insides and outsides of the Roman buildings inside the fort looked, and the reconstruction is a big pull for tourists.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/180 second, f3.5, iso, 200

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Written by curly

December 13, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Buildings, Colour, History, South Shields

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  1. […] Roman Fort Posted on December 13, 2008 by arltblogger The South Shields daily photo today is the reconstructed Commandant’s room in […]


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