Reedham, Church of St John the Baptist – Roman fortlet

Published on 27th April 2018

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Reedham, Church of St John the Baptist – A local dig confirms the Church was built on site of Roman fortlet.

‘The church may have begun life as a Roman fortlet protecting supplies on their way to Hadrian’s Wall. Trevor Heaton hears how ‘keyhole archaeology’ is solving the riddle of Reedham.’

See the below link for the full article on the Eastern Daily Press Website –

Ahead of the excavations, Prof Michael Fulford from Reading University with churchwarden Kati Cowen next to the North wall of St John the Baptist church in Reedham which shows signs of Roman remains in the brickwork.


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