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The South Sights

Maumbury Rings

  • Maumbury Rd. Map It
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 05/28/2014

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These remains of a Roman amphitheater on the edge of town were built on a prehistoric site that later served as a place of execution. (Hardy's Mayor of Casterbridge contains a vivid evocation of the Rings.) As late as 1706 a girl was burned at the stake here.

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Maumbury Rd., off Weymouth Ave., Dorchester, DT1 1QW, England

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Updated 05/28/2014

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