(Above) RVTVPIAE: Richborough in Kent, site of Rome’s ‘Conquest’ monument and in
later period (till it silts-up) an important port/fleet-base for defence system Romans
called their ‘Saxon Shore’ (Litus Saxonicus).
(Above)REGVLBIVM: Reculver in Kent,an early Saxon Shore fort.
(Left) GARRIANONVM: Burgh Castle, Norfolk, as viewed from the Wensum River (also
I A E : R i c h b o r o u g h i n K e n t , s i t e o f t h e R o m a n ’ s ‘ C o n q u e s t ’ m o n u m e n t a n d i n t h e l a t e r
p e o f t h e S a x o n S h o r e .
(Left) BRANODVNVM: a grassy field in north Norfolk and some excellent information
boards are the only above-ground signs of an important fort towards the top of their
known ‘Saxon Shore’ system.
Roman lighthouse, PORTVS DVBRIS
(Left) Last remnant of Roman OTHONA,Chapel of Saint Peter is built onto and out
of its west gate. Near to Bradwell-on-Sea in Essex, overlooking Blackwater estuary.
(Immediate left)PORTVS ANDERIDA or ANDERITA is now Pevensey in Sussex, whose enormous
Roman walls and bastions as seen today were probably built after AD 286 and time
of Carausius, but over a likely predecessor?