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Stonea Camp, Cambridgeshire

Stonea Camp, Wimblington

History of Stonea Camp

The major fortress of Stonea Camp which covered nearly 24 acres may have been an important focus for Iceni gatherings.

Fortification is thought to have started about 500 BC. It is a possible site for the battle in 47 AD described by Tacitus. The remains of the multi-storey Roman tower have been excavated nearby.

See Defending Cambridge, Mike Osborne, (2013) for a detailed description of the importance Roman fortification in the area.


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