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Caerleon

Caerleon, Newport, UK
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Roman barrack buildings  Caerleon  United Kingdom

Roman barrack buildings

The remains on view at Caerleon provide the visitor with a vivid picture of life in second-century Roman Britain. Caerleon has the finest remains of Roman barrack buildings in Europe.
This block housed a century - 80 men. The larger rooms in the foreground were for the centurion. Legionaries shared quarters - eight men to a room.

There is no admission fee, simply walk around them at your heart's content. We were lucky to have a partially dry day but mud was everywhere. However, that did not stop us from exploring this amazing historic site.