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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths The Billingsgate Roman Bathhouse was discovered in 1848, and is now open to the public every Saturda

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Looking for something to do this weekend?How about a  self-guided walk of ?Step into the heart of  and discover ancient ...
15/04/2022

Looking for something to do this weekend?
How about a self-guided walk of ?

Step into the heart of and discover ancient sites like Billingsgate Roman House and Baths. Pick up a leaflet at the or download it at shorturl.at/agiDI
Get your tickets to the bathhouse at shorturl.at/ntBCL

Ancient Romans didn't have chocolate treats at their celebrations, but they certainly had eggs (associated with fertilit...
12/04/2022

Ancient Romans didn't have chocolate treats at their celebrations, but they certainly had eggs (associated with fertility & rebirth), wine and honey 🥚🍷🐝

Join a Saturday London City Guides tour of Billingsgate Bathhouse to learn more about
Get your tickets 🎟️ https://bit.ly/3uzijBL
📷 Unusual Roman wooden bottle stopper
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Haven't got any plans for tomorrow yet? Don't worry, you still have time to book your place on our guided tours of this ...
08/04/2022

Haven't got any plans for tomorrow yet?
Don't worry, you still have time to book your place on our guided tours of this wonder.

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths tours take place on Saturdays and provide a fascinating insight into everyday Roman life in London. Book your visit 👉http://ow.ly/cCMq50IyiPC

Hidden gem Billingsgate Roman House and Baths reopened to the public yesterday and the first London City Guides guided tours of the year were fantastic! Tours take place on Saturdays and provide a fascinating insight into everyday Roman life in London. Book your visit 👉http://ow.ly/cCMq50IyiPC

101 Lower Thames St may look like an ordinary office building, but what's hidden behind those modern doors? 🔎
02/04/2022

101 Lower Thames St may look like an ordinary office building, but what's hidden behind those modern doors? 🔎

Can you imagine living in Roman London? Now is your chance to transport yourself to the 3rd century AD and imagine you'r...
28/03/2022

Can you imagine living in Roman London? Now is your chance to transport yourself to the 3rd century AD and imagine you're a guest at Billingsgate Bathhouse on the Thames waterfront. Tempted?

Book your tickets at https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/bathhouse

STOP PRESS: Billingsgate Roman House and Baths is reopening for visits! Discover hidden  & get close to amazing archaeol...
17/03/2022

STOP PRESS: Billingsgate Roman House and Baths is reopening for visits!

Discover hidden & get close to amazing archaeological remains. Tours by London City Guides on Saturdays from 2 April.

More info and tickets at cityoflondon.gov.uk/bathhouse

Beneath the curious cobbled pathways of the City of London lies a rich Roman history that has survived 2,000 years of bu...
08/10/2021
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths - Google Arts & Culture

Beneath the curious cobbled pathways of the City of London lies a rich Roman history that has survived 2,000 years of building, fires and bombings. Find out about how the bathhouse was discovered, and what the remains tell us. https://artsandculture.google.com/story/billingsgate-roman-house-and-baths/NgISZAaL1hOiLg

Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world's treasures online.

While our doors are closed, you can still explore the 1800-year-old site online. Discover how it was found and preserved...
04/10/2021

While our doors are closed, you can still explore the 1800-year-old site online. Discover how it was found and preserved in 1848, and see the remains of the house and bathhouse as they are today. Explore more: https://bit.ly/2WF4Ee9

Really excited by the reopening of the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths. Don't miss out on the opportunity to discover...
09/08/2021
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths Guided Tour 2021

Really excited by the reopening of the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths. Don't miss out on the opportunity to discover the fascinating history of Roman London on your doorstep. Tours available later this month. Limited numbers so book promptly at https://bit.ly/3s1VVOv

Visit one of the City's most secret places.

Archaeological archives are full of objects. Here’s one of our favourites – a brooch that was dropped on the ruins of ou...
09/04/2021

Archaeological archives are full of objects. Here’s one of our favourites – a brooch that was dropped on the ruins of our site in around AD 450

Here’s a beautiful fragment of a drinking vessel in the Museum of London Archaeology archive from our site
07/04/2021

Here’s a beautiful fragment of a drinking vessel in the Museum of London Archaeology archive from our site

An unusual item in our archive at the Museum of London Archaeology Archive is a wooden stopper from a bottle. Wooden ite...
06/04/2021

An unusual item in our archive at the Museum of London Archaeology Archive is a wooden stopper from a bottle. Wooden items don't often get preserved except on wet sites like ours, which is very close to river level.

Our archive is split partially in our building and partially in the Museum of London Archaeology archive.
01/04/2021

Our archive is split partially in our building and partially in the Museum of London Archaeology archive.

Before the end of  read an article by one of our great volunteers about the evidence for women’s lives in the Roman worl...
30/03/2021
Our City Together | Inspire | We uncover the stories of women in the ancient Roman world revealing an existence of fortitude, willingness and determination.

Before the end of read an article by one of our great volunteers about the evidence for women’s lives in the Roman world. https://www.ourcitytogether.london/inspire/the-role-of-women-in-the-ancient-roman-world

Actresses, doctors, calligraphers and wives. Roman women took on many roles in an ancient society whilst still being deemed as the lesser s*x.

24/03/2021

Clocks go forward this weekend. For the inhabitants of Londinium, the sun would instead continue to rise earlier and earlier. Should we still keep daylight saving?

19/03/2021

The Roman spring festival of Minerva, Quinquatria, started on 19th March and may have involved plays, feasting and gladiator displays. How do you celebrate the spring?

This article was written by one of our wonderful volunteers about the evidence for women's lives in the Roman world, inc...
18/03/2021
Our City Together | Inspire | We uncover the stories of women in the ancient Roman world revealing an existence of fortitude, willingness and determination.

This article was written by one of our wonderful volunteers about the evidence for women's lives in the Roman world, including Roman London. https://www.ourcitytogether.london/inspire/the-role-of-women-in-the-ancient-roman-world

Actresses, doctors, calligraphers and wives. Roman women took on many roles in an ancient society whilst still being deemed as the lesser s*x.

Which book are you looking forward to reading? Rebecca Stott’s book set in our house after the end of the Roman occupati...
11/03/2021
Our City Together | The Work of Giants | Writing a novel set in Londinium, 500AD

Which book are you looking forward to reading? Rebecca Stott’s book set in our house after the end of the Roman occupation in AD 500 is published next year and we can't wait to read it! Find out more about it here. https://www.ourcitytogether.london/do/the-work-of-giants-rebecca-stott

Novelist and historian Rebecca Stott, winner of the Costa Prize for Biography 2017 for her memoir In the Days of Rain, talks about writing her latest novel set

04/03/2021

It’s ! What’s your favourite book set in the Roman world?

A series of heroes saved our site from deterioration, including the London Inspector of Ancient Monuments, Dr Jane Sidel...
25/02/2021
Our City Together | Cleaning the Bath: Conservation at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

A series of heroes saved our site from deterioration, including the London Inspector of Ancient Monuments, Dr Jane Sidell, who advises us still on conservation at the site. Hear about the job she does in the video. Who are your heritage heroes? https://www.ourcitytogether.london/do/cleaning-the-bath-conservation

Learn about conservation efforts that prevent environmental damage at Billingsgate Bathhouse, an 1800-yr-old Roman archaeological site near the River Thames.

A series of heroes saved our site from destruction and deterioration, including the volunteers of the City of London Exc...
23/02/2021

A series of heroes saved our site from destruction and deterioration, including the volunteers of the City of London Excavation Group under Peter Marsden in 1967-70 and a team from the Department of Urban Archaeology, later Museum of London Archaeology, under Peter Rowsome in 1987-90. There are links to their articles about the site in the London Archaeologist in the comments. Who are your heritage heroes?

A series of heroes saved our site from destruction, including Mr Bunning the City architect in 1848 when the bathhouse w...
17/02/2021

A series of heroes saved our site from destruction, including Mr Bunning the City architect in 1848 when the bathhouse was first discovered. Who are your heritage heroes?

14/02/2021
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Hearts being made from building blocks on a background of a Roman tesselated floor at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

It was on this day in 1848 that the article about the discovery of our site appeared in the Illustrated London news alon...
05/02/2021

It was on this day in 1848 that the article about the discovery of our site appeared in the Illustrated London news alongside this painting of the site.

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On – plan your visit to one or more of the museums in the including:
Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre, Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, Museum of London The Bank Of England Museum, Barts Hospital Museum, The Spear Museum of Philatelic History at The Royal Philatelic Society London
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Hidden gem Billingsgate Roman House and Baths reopened to the public yesterday and the first London City Guides guided tours of the year were fantastic! Tours take place on Saturdays and provide a fascinating insight into everyday Roman life in London. Book your visit 👉http://ow.ly/cCMq50IyiPC

🎉 Billingsgate Roman House and Baths reopened today for public tours - every Saturday.
Book your tickets to experience the fascinating Roman history hidden beneath the City streets and get close to the immaculately preserved archaeological remains.
More information: cityoflondon.gov.uk/bathhouse
Hi is it possible to book a private tour on a Friday?
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths is finally re-opening today! 🤩
Can you imagine living in Roman London?
Check 👇 to find out how to transport yourself to the 3rd century AD at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Have you visited this hidden gem? Guided tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths - one of London’s most fascinating Roman remains - are now available to book! Tours take place on Saturdays Apr-Nov and provide a fascinating look into everyday Roman life in London. These protected archaeological remains have been closed to the public for over 2 years.
More info and book your ticket 👉http://ow.ly/jbCG50ImUul

Delighted that the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths will be reopening from 2 April. 🙂
Book your tickets for a fascinating glimpse of everyday Roman life in Londinium www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/bathhouse
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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths and Dr Rebecca Redfern from Museum of London uncover the evidence for the lives of women in Roman London in a new talk. Looking at tombstones, wax tablets from Bloomberg and the human remains of women themselves!
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Video premiering at 2pm today!


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If you've ever crossed paths with a book about there is a high chance you've seen an illustration by Judith Dobie. Judith works for Historic England and shes created a reconstruction of our site Billingsgate Roman House and Baths 🏛️

Watch the video here! http://ow.ly/B0an50DcmWt
found you on youtube! I worked as a volunteer in the mid 60s at this site and others-this was my first. i was only in the 8th grade-my father worked for us government-we were there 4 years, lived in golders green.nw11 -by the time we left i had learned a lot. i went to alabama after london-did prehistoric archeology in montgomery with montgomery museum-then at university i studied anthropology/urban planning Came back to uk-durham U, van mildert college -did a year there-then a year of crm/archeology-universityy of tennessee-grad work. i had a ba -anthropology u of md usa) then acted on my inspiration in london-formed COLAS city of laurel maryland's first official archeologist-/survey team.-i created it. goes to show-lots of things can grow from ancient dust. Lots of billingsgate stories-eels,tea,demolition and traveling home sundays on the tube-slimey black dirty-receiving offers for assistance...then also walks on river mud...keep up the good work! so very important!
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