Isca Augusta – Caerleon

Isca, variously specified as Isca Augusta or Isca Silurum, was the site of a Roman legionary fortress and settlement or vicus, the remains of which lie beneath parts of the present-day suburban village of Caerleon in the north of the city of Newport in South Wales.


Above: Site of the Roman Barracks in Caerleon

Above: The Amphitheatre at Caerleon 

Above & Below:  Shrine to the Goddess Nemesis in the Amphitheatre


Above: Opposite the Nemesis shrine is a staircase entrance and holding pen for prisoners and wild animals who would be released into the arena

Caerleon Roman Fortress Baths

The Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, also known as the Roman Baths Museum, is located in Caerleon, south-east Wales.

Recommended media: 

DVD “Roman Britain from the air” is a great documentary video that deals with the region of South Wales and presents some spectacular views of the area from the air.