Gloucester–Glevum

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References

Site

Green, C. 1942: ‘Glevum and the Second Legion’, Journal of Roman Studies 32, 39–52

Hassall, M. 2000: ‘Pre-Hadrianic legionary dispositions in Britain’, in Brewer, R.J. (ed.), Roman Fortresses and their Legions: Papers in Honour of George C Boon, FRHistS, FSA, Cardiff, 51–67

Hassall, M.W. and Rhodes, J.F. 1974: ‘Excavations at the New Market Hall, Gloucester, 1966–7’, Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 93, 15–100

Heighway, C. 1983: The East and North Gates of Gloucester and Associated Sites: Excavations 1974–81, Western Archaeological Trust Excavation Monograph 4, Bristol

Hurst, H. 1972: ‘Excavations at Gloucester, 1968–71: first interim report’, Antiquaries Journal 52, 24–69

Hurst, H. 1974: ‘Excavations at Gloucester, 1971–73: second interim report’, Antiquaries Journal 54, 8–52

Hurst, H. 1976: ‘Glevum, a colonia in the west country’, in Branigan, K. and Fowler, P. (eds.), The Roman West Country, London, 63–80

Hurst, H. 1986: Gloucester: The Roman and Later Defences, Gloucester Archaeological Reports 2, Gloucester

Hurst, H. 1988: ‘Gloucester (Glevum)’, in Webster, G. (ed.), Fortress into City. The Consolidation of Roman Britain, First Century AD, London, 48–73

Manning, W.H. 2000: ‘The fortresses of Legio XX’, in Brewer, R.J. (ed.), Roman Fortresses and their Legions: Papers in Honour of George C Boon, FRHistS, FSA, Cardiff, 75–6

O’Neil, H.E. 1966: ‘Excavations in the Kings’s School gardens, Gloucester’, Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 84, 15–27

Visiting and browsing

There is nothing of the fortress to see but the Gloucester City Museum contains finds from the site. The east gate of the colonia that succeeded the fortress can be examined in Eastgate Street.


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