The Southeast Sights

Roman Painted House

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

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information

Address:

New St., Dover, CT17 9AJ, England

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Phone:

01304-203279

Sight Details:

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

Published 08/18/2015

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