Dig finds Kent coastline in Roman times was ‘2 miles inland’

Kent News

An
archaeological dig at a Roman fort in Sandwich has uncovered evidence
of the Roman coastline – two miles inland from where it is today.
 
Experts
from English Heritage have been carefully examining the fort as part of
a month-long excavation project that is nearing its conclusion.
 
They
have also discovered the remains of a 90-metre long stretch of
collapsed wall as well as Roman coins and fragments of Italian marble
dating back to the first century AD.

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One Response

  1. […] Dailies catch up with the Kent coastline thing Posted on October 3, 2008 by arltblogger It was the local paper that broke the news, as we reported a couple of days ago. […]

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