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Roman theatre at Verulamium, St. Albans

Kathleen M. Kenyon

Roman theatre at Verulamium, St. Albans

by Kathleen M. Kenyon

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from: Archaeologia, vol.84, 1934.

Other titlesArchaaeologia.
Statementby Kathleen M. Kenyon.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18424888M

Verulamium was an ancient town in Roman was in the southwest of the modern city of St Albans in Hertfordshire.. Much of the Roman city is unexcavated, with the modern city built over it. The ancient Watling Street passed through Verulamium, which was one of the most important towns in Roman of the site and its environs is now a scheduled ancient monument. Save on popular hotels near Roman Theatre, St Albans: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay closest to Roman Theatre. Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia!

I like to read archæology for relaxation, particularly anything having to do with Sub-Roman Britain. While this little book is covers the entire period in St. Albans from Pre-Conquest by the Romans to Post-Roman, I was particularly interested in the evidence of continued civic improvements shown in Verulamium after the Legions left/5. About The Roman Theatre of Verulamium Address: Bluehouse Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, AL3 6AE Attraction Type: Roman Site Location: At the junction of the A (Hemel Hempstead Road) and Gorhambury Drive. Parking across the road at the Verulamium Museum. Website: The Roman Theatre of Verulamium.

Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans, AL3 6AE Fri 21st June This Season Ticket will allow you to book for any of the events at the Roman Theatre between 21 June and 13 July. St. Albans Cathedral seen from Verulamium Park Unlike Colchester which stands on the site of Roman Camulodunum, St. Albans is located on high ground to the east of Verulamium, because the medieval settlement developed around the burial place of .


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The theatre has been refurbished in to include new steps, pathways and handrails. There is now improved, yet limited disabled access. The Theatre is available to book for cultural entertainment.

It is also possible to view treasures evacuated from the Roman Theatre site at the St Albans Verulamium Museum. Opening Times. Roman Theatre of Verulamium. Just a short walk from Verulamium Museum is the Roman Theatre, the only visible example of its kind in Britain. It was linked to two temples dedicated to Romano-British gods and would have been used primarily at times of religious festivals but also for armed combat and wild beast shows.

Roman Theatre Festival. St Albans | June and July Welcome to the first ever Roman Theatre Festival. OVO is delighted to present an eclectic month long programme Roman theatre at Verulamium theatre and music in the beautiful and atmospheric surroundings of the Roman Theatre of Verulamium.

Verulamium Museum St Michael's St Albans AL3 4SW. View on a map. By car: The museum is a short drive from St Albans city centre, accessible via St Michael's Street or off Bluehouse Hill (the A).

Please note: at weekends or on sunny days, the car park can get busy. Roman theatre at Verulamium   The Roman Theatre at Verulamium, St Albans The Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans The theatre was built close to the site of an earlier water shrine and was linked to two temples dedicated to Romano-British gods: one stood immediately behind the theatre and the other on the opposite side of the river a short distance outside the town.

This is a useful location as the car park is a reasonable cost (£ for 3 hours) and after the museum you can walk through the park past the ponds to visit the Cathedral and then access the nearby shops / cafes etc.

Cost of entry to the Verulamium Museum was £ 6 (adult / /5(). Book your tickets online for Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans: See 42 reviews, articles, and 38 photos of Roman Theatre of Verulamium, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 52 attractions in St Albans.4/5(42).

The theatre at Verulamium, near St. Albans, Hertfordshire, was first discovered inwhen a farmer called the attention of a local antiquary, Mr. Grove Lowe, to some walls in a field adjoining the Gorhambury by: Built in about AD, The Roman Theatre of Verulamium is the only example of its kind in Britain.

The arena would initially have been used for a variety of purposes including religious processions, dancing, wrestling, armed combat and wild beast shows. From about AD the stage came into greater use and the auditorium on: Bluhouse Hill, St Albans, AL3 6AE, Herts.

Excellent museum of Roman Life with a stunning collection of Mosaic floors. Michaels Street, St Albans AL3 4SW, England. +44 Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing.

Improve This Listing. Thank you. Tripadvisor has been notified. This property is closed. Report incorrect address. Is this attraction a hidden gem or off-the /5(). Get this from a library.

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Roman Theatre of Verulamium is located in St. Albans. Add Roman Theatre of Verulamium and other attractions to your St. Albans trip itinerary using our St.

Albans day trip planner. St Albans (/ s ən t ˈ ɔː l b ən z /) is a city in Hertfordshire, England and the major urban area in the City and District of St lies east of Hemel Hempstead and west of Hatfield, about 20 miles (32 km) north-north-west of central London, 8 miles (13 km) south-west of Welwyn Garden City and 11 miles (18 km) south-south-east of Albans was the first major town on the old Country: England.

Verulamium Park: The Roman theatre remains - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for St. Albans, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5().

St Albans Tourism; St Albans Hotels; St Albans Bed and Breakfast; St Albans Packages; Flights to St Albans; St Albans Restaurants4/5(42). The Roman City Of Verulamium. During the Roman occupation of Britain, Verulamium (St Albans today) was one of the most important and third largest city of Roman Britain.

Like most major cities, Verulamium had all the amenities Romans consider essential to a civilised society. One of which was an outdoor theatre built around AD.

The Roman Theatre of Verulamium is situated on Bluehouse Hill, to the west of St Albans city centre. The postcode is AL3 6AE. There is no parking at the theatre – please park in the Verulamium Park NCP car park in St Michael’s Street which is a 5 minute walk from the venue.

Hotels near Roman Theatre of Verulamium: ( km) Premier Inn St Albans City Centre hotel ( km) Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans ( km) St Michael's Manor Hotel ( km) Latium Close ( km) The White Hart Hotel; View all 4/5(42). Gorhambury Estate is located near St Albans, Hertfordshire, England and includes Old Gorhambury House, built in by Sir Nicholas Bacon, Gorhambury House, built inand Roman Theatre of Verulamium.

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Sat 11 JulPM Book Now. Sell tickets online with.The Roman theatre at Verulamium is unique in Britain, because it's a theatre with a stage, rather than an amphitheatre. It was built in about AD, later redeveloped and by the 4th century it is estimated it could seat an audience of some 2, Close to the ruins are the foundations of shops and a temple.The theatre was refurbished in to include new steps, pathways and handrails.

There is now improved, yet limited disabled access. The Theatre is available to book for cultural entertainment. It is also possible to view treasures evacuated from the Roman Theatre site at St Albans Verulamium Museum.