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XArch Project: Brayford Community Archaeology Project
The Roman Fun Day
In July 2003 the Community organised a Roman Fun Day in order to create a wider local knowledge of our Romano Heritage. The day was supported by the Devon Museum service, North Devon Archaeology Society, Ace Archaeology, and representatives of the Devon County Council and Exeter University. On the day many Romano trades were demonstrated and iron was smelted in the village once again.
Ace Archaeology demonstrating metal working and Iron smelting.
In other Romano Iron industry sites in England, the Roman Army or Navy have taken a very active part in the industry, and they built accommodation to the standard they were accustomed.
A Roman and Celtic fashion show conducted by some of The Brayford Primary School and their headmaster. Behind them are the two towers of the mock Roman fort built as the venue.
Department of Archaeology, Laver Building, North Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK EX4 4QE
The University of Exeter, The Queen’s Drive, Exeter, Devon, UK EX4 4QJ
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