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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.S. Esmonde Cleary
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Apr 07, 2017 10:34 AM History
Roman Lagentium (modern Castleford) is the site of a series of forts, beginning with a Flavian fort that was later replaced by a second-century fort. The site of the fort was occupied from ca. A.D. 80 to 150 while the vicus remained occupied until the fourth century.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 8 F1 Lagentium

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Castleford

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A.S. Esmonde Cleary, DARMC, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Lagentium: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 02 July 2020]

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