Roman Baths in Britain
By (author) Tony Rook
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Roman Baths in Britain by Tony Rook
Book DescriptionAlmost every Roman site in Britain seemed to have had its baths. They needed to be strongly built and to a large extent were constructed below contemporary ground level. As a result the remains of Roman baths have resisted demolition and subsequent damage by the plough. The purpose of this book is to explain how Roman baths came to be built, how they were constructed, how they were used and how they worked. About the authorTony Rook is a building technologist and an Extramural Tutor in Archaeology. His many reports include that on Dicket Mead, the Roman villa whose baths he sucessfully preserved in a vault under the A1(M) motorway at Welwyn, Hertfordshire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747801573
(210mm x 151mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 14-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Welwyn & Welwyn Garden City has changed and developed over the last century.
Welwyn Garden City Past, Paperback (January 2001)
A history of Welwyn Garden City
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