Monday, 21 September 2009

Dere Street at Vinovia ( Bishop Auckland)

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Dere Street , sometimes called Watling Street, was a Roman Road which ran between Eboracum ( modern day York) to the Eastern end of the Antonine Wall in Scotland.
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Dere Street crossed the River Wear in County Durham at the Roman fort of Vinovia near present-day Bishop Auckland. Part of the original road, now over 1800 years old, is still visible and can be seen in this photo behind the sign.

1 comment:

  1. Wow that road is older then our Constitution. Great share.

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