Tony Wilmott is a Senior Archaeologist for Historic England. He has directed many excavations on the frontiers of Roman Britain including on the Hadrian’s Wall fort of Birdoswald, and on the Saxon Shore at Richborough.
The North Sea and Channel coasts form the geographic frontier of the Roman Empire with the sea – the edge of the then known world. This border represents a page in military maritime history, but its coasts, in Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, contain archaeological sites of high heritage value that deserve a large audience. READ MORE
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