Dover Roman Painted House a unique tourist attraction and well preserved museum in the heart of Dover Town showing what life was like in the Dover Deal and Sandwich area in Roman times.
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Discovery and Excavation
A day out in Dover is not complete without a visit to the Dover Roman painted house museum.It is one of Dovers most unique and interesting tourist attractions. If you are looking for something to that will interest all the family the Roman Painted House just off the market sqaure in Dover provides plenty of interaction for all ages.
The Roman Painted House, the finest Roman House on show in Britain, was discovered by Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit. Twenty five years of excavation across ancient Dover by the Unit have uncovered 50 major structures.
The Painted House was the best preserved and is now a major tourist attraction. Built about A.D. 200 it formed part of a large mansion or official hotel, for travellers crossing the Channel. It stood outside the great naval fort of the Classis Britannica, but in A.D. 270 it was demolished by the Roman army during the construction of a larger fort. Three of its main rooms were then buried substantially intact under its ramparts.Take a step into Dovers historic past and visit the Roman Painted House.
One of many facinating tourist attractions in the Dover Deal and Sandwich Kent area.
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when you visit the Roman Painted House museum in Dover