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Burnham, B.C., Hunter, F., Fitzpatrick, A.P., Worrell, S., Hassall, M.W.C. and Tomlin, R.S.O. 2005: ‘Roman Britain in 2004’, Britannia 36, 424

Jones, M.J. 1980: The Defences of the Upper Roman Enclosure, The Archaeology of Lincoln 7.1, Lincoln

Jones, M. 1988: ‘Lincoln (Lindum)’, in Webster, G. (ed.), Fortress into City. The Consolidation of Roman Britain, First Century AD, London, 145–66

Jones, M.J. and Gilmour, B. 1980: ‘Lincoln, principia and forum: a preliminary report’, Britannia 11, 61–72

Jones, M.J., Stocker, D., and Vince, A. 2003: The City by the Pool: Assessing the Archaeology of the City of Lincoln, Lincoln Archaeology Studies 10, Oxford

Petch, D.F. 1962: ‘Excavations in Lincoln, 1955–58’, Archaeological Journal 117, 40–70

Steane, K. 2006: The Archaeology of the Upper City and Adjacent Suburbs, Lincoln Archaeology Studies 3, Oxford

Thompson, F.H. and Whitwell, J.B. 1973: ‘The gates of Roman Lincoln’, Archaeologia 104, 129–207

Webster, G. 1949: ‘The legionary fortress at Lincoln’, Journal of Roman Studies 39, 57–78

Whitwell, J.B. 1967: Lindum Colonia: A Brief Account of Excavations on the Northern Defences and the East Gate of the Roman Legionary Fortress and Town at Lincoln, Lincoln

Visiting and browsing

Since this was a timber fortress, there is nothing now to be seen, although there are remains of the later colonia. The city museum (rather trendily called The Collection) has material from excavations on the site. Note that some legionary tombstones from the fortress are on display in the Roman Britain gallery of the British Museum.

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