Chesters Roman Fort, Headquarters

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Carole Raddato
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published on 21 September 2022

The remains of the central headquarters building (principia) of Chesters Roman Fort dating from the reign of Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE). The headquarter building occupied the central place in the fort. It was built around a paved courtyard surrounded by colonnades. The principia formed the administrative heart of the fort, where the standards of the regiment were laid up.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2022, September 21). Chesters Roman Fort, Headquarters. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16408/chesters-roman-fort-headquarters/

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