Just south-west of St Albans in Hertfordshire lie the remains of the Roman city of Verulamium, which was sacked by Boudicca in AD 61.

Remnants of Roman Britain: in pictures

ROMAN settlement in Britain began around 43 AD - Remnants of Roman Britain: Verulamium Roman Amphitheatre

London Colney is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England. It is located to the north of London, at Junction 22 of the M25 motorway. It is near St Albans and part of the St Albans District

London Colney is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England. It is located to the north of London, at Junction 22 of the motorway. It is near St Albans and part of the St Albans District

Verulamium – The Catuvellauni tribe had a settlement named Verlamion. The Romans took it over, granting it the rank of municipium around 50 AD. It was sacked by Boudica’s army and was the site of the martyrdom of the first British martyr saint, St. Albans. Verulamium is sited in the southwest of the modern city of St. Albans.

10 roman ampitheatres in britain St Albans Roman "Theatre" (Verulamium)

Wax House Gate, St Albans, Herts, England

St Albans Alleyway by Nigel Lomas

St. Alban's Cathedral, St. Alban's, Hertfordshire - beautiful cathedral - my daughter had her graduation ceremony here, wonderful day...

Alban's, Hertfordshire - beautiful cathedral - my daughter had her graduation ceremony here, wonderful day.

ANCIENT ART The Theatre of Verulamium: Britain’s only Roman theatre still visible today. Located in modern-day St Albans, England. 2/9

The Theatre of Verulamium: Britain’s only Roman theatre still visible today. Located in modern-day St Albans, England. Continuing my series on the Roman town of Verulamium, the next site I will be.

These strip maps of roads around London come from an atlas printed in 1790 by mapmaker John Cary. For travelers moving on foot or on horseback, the level of local information in Cary's maps allowed for better planning of stops and provisioning. Each map named the owners of the houses to be found along the way and designated sites of public houses, inns, and bridges.

The Roads Around Late-18th-Century London, Mapped in Close-Up Detail

These strip maps of roads around London come from an atlas printed in 1790 by mapmaker John Cary. For travelers moving on foot or on horseback, the lev .

St Albans, St Peter's Street

St Albans, St Peter's Street (viewed from the Clock Tower looking toward St Peter's Church)

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