A fort was built here shortly after the Roman invasion of AD43. It was burnt down during the Boudiccan Revolt but was quickly rebuilt.
The are of the Roman mansio in Pinfold Lane was excavated in 1969.
See Defending Cambridge, Mike Osborne, (2013) for a detailed description of the important Roman fortification in the area.
CAS Proceedings 1968 has a report on a Roman Farm settlement.
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