Leintwardine: BRANOGENIUM: Jay Lane Fort

  • Leintwardine, Herefordshire.
  • OSGB – SO 39907 74469.
  • Scheduled Monument..


Roman fort covering 5½ acres and defended by a double ditch measuring 1.8 m wide and 1 m deep, and a possible turf rampart. Had timber interval towers. An annexe found on the south west side of the site was defended by a single ditch.


47-50                           Built.

78                                c: Dismantled.

1 C                              Dating from: Pottery sherds found.

1960                            Found through aerial photography by A.P. Barker.

1961                            Excavated.

1961-1962                   Excavated.

1962                            Excavated.

1968                             Field Investigation.

1972                            Field Investigation.


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