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The Southeast Sights

Roman Painted House

  • New St. Map It
  • Dover
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 05/27/2014

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Believed to have been a hotel, the remains of this nearly 2,000-year-old structure were excavated in the 1970s. It includes some Roman wall paintings (mostly dedicated to Bacchus, the god of revelry), along with the remnants of an ingenious heating system.

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New St., Dover, CT17 9AJ, England

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Sight Details:

  • £3
  • Early–mid-Apr., Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 1–5; late Apr.–May, Tues. and Sat. 10–5; June–late Sept., Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 1–5; last admission 30 mins before closing

Updated 05/27/2014


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