Roman Britain

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‘Incredible’ Roman bathers’ gems lost 2,000 years ago found near Hadrian’s Wall
Intricately carved stones that fell down drain at ancient pool uncovered by archaeologists in Carlisle

Dalya Alberge

28, Jan, 2023 @2:15 PM

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Ancient barn conversion with steam room found at Roman villa in Rutland
Fresh evidence of owners’ lavish lifestyle discovered at same site as rare Iliad mosaic

Harriet Sherwood

28, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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My life was turned into a romcom! How our arts writer became the lead character in a new play
Charlotte Higgins was thrilled that her history book about Roman Britain was being adapted for the stage – until she realised it was being reimagined – and she and her partner were the romantic leads

Charlotte Higgins

09, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Life in litter: Mariana Castillo Deball’s remarkable Roman Rubbish
The Mexican artist’s new exhibition uses Roman detritus to suggest that we can tell more about a society by what it throws out than the culture it preserves

Skye Sherwin

05, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Not a bouncy castle: Hadrian’s Wall fort rebuilt in wild colour
Installation on remains of Roman structure in Northumberland is part of wall’s 1,900th anniversary celebrations

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Ancient Rome rises again as amphitheatre craze spreads across Britain
From a Cornish clifftop to the urban sprawl of Brent Cross in London, all roads lead to a revival of some very old cultural pursuits

Vanessa Thorpe

19, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Romans ventured deeper into Wales than thought, road discovery shows
Evidence uncovered in Preseli Hills in Pembrokeshire extends known reach further west across Britain

Dalya Alberge

05, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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York divided over plan for new ‘Roman quarter’ (hotel and 153 flats included)
Bid to fill underground visitor centre in complex with artefacts not even dug up yet shocks archaeologists

James Tapper

10, Apr, 2022 @5:45 AM

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English Heritage brings to life Corbridge Roman town’s lost Edwardian navvies
Exhibition identifies 11 of the forgotten labourers who uncovered Corbridge Roman town on Hadrian’s Wall

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

07, Apr, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Lavish Roman mosaic is biggest found in London for 50 years
Archaeologists say ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ finds near London Bridge are from heyday of Londinium

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

22, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘We need to celebrate it’: Newcastle seeks its place on Hadrian’s Wall trail
Remains of Roman wall that runs along city’s West Road deserve more recognition, campaigners say

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

29, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Roman town’s remains found below Northamptonshire field on HS2 route
Findings surpass experts’ expectations after buildings, wells, coins and wide road discovered

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

11, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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