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Roman Baths  -  plumbing at it's finest!  incredible! Still standing and functioning after all these years!

Roman Baths - plumbing at it's finest! Still standing and functioning after all these years!

Do you know why did the Romans build straight roads? - Now, you will! - https://www.thevintagenews.com/2015/10/05/do-you-know-why-did-the-romans-build-straight-roads-now-you-will/

DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI/De Agostini/Getty Images Roadways were the lifeblood of Ancient Rome. Over the course of 700 years, the Romans built more than miles of paved highways throughout Europe - enough to encircle the globe.

Wroxeter Roman City Shropshire, England. One of the largest examples of Roman masonry still standing in Britain, known as The Old Work formed part of a basilica or gymnasium in Vircocnium , the fourth largest settlement in the area. It sits on the banks of the River Severn, the site contains extensive remains, including underfloor heating system of a bathhouse and parts of a market hall and tavern.

Discover urban-living years ago at Viriconium (Wroxeter) - once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. Wander the remains of the bathhouse and explore a reconstructed town house from a city which was almost as large as Pompeii.

King Edward's Chair - é o trono utilizado pelos monarcas britânicos durante a Coroação. Este trono foi colocado em 1296 pelo rei Eduardo I, da Inglaterra e provavelmente continha fragmentos da Pedra de Scone, que o rei capturou da Abadia de Scone. Abadia de Westminster –

On the June our Queen, Elizabeth II, was crowned with great solemnity and ceremony in Westminster Abbey whilst seated in the ancient Coronation Chair (King Edward’s Chair).

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire