Binchester is a ruined Roman fortified community called Vinovia which controlled the crossing of the Wear River in England. The site was being actively excavated in 2015.


Current excavation at Binchester, England.

Cobblestone Roman street running through the center of Binchester, England.

Plan of the Roman bath at Binchester.

Hypocaust pillars at the Roman bath at Binchester.

Hypocaust pillar reconstructed at Binchester.

Stone relief from Binchester.

Sculpted stone head from Binchester - possibly a Roman-Celtic god.

Plan of the Roman fort at Binchester, England.

Roman ring from Binchester, England.

Samian bowl with molded decoration from Binchester, England.

Fragment of a stamped brick from Binchester, England.
Photographs taken during March 1999

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