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September 24, 2003

Roman iron

Well, yes, of course the local weapons industry is a success but aside from the aqueduct, sanitation, roads, irrigation, medicine, wine, public baths and making it safe to walk the streets at night what have the Romans ever done for Britain?

Archaeologists excavating the site of a huge iron factory on Exmoor believe it might have been used to help produce weapons for the Roman army.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 24, 2003 06:50 AM