Wroxeter is the site of an old Roman town, Viroconium Cornoviorum, which was the fourth largest capital in Roman Britain. Established in 48AD and growing to a fair size before being abandoned sometime on the 5th or 6th century AD. Wroxeter has the largest intact section of Roman wall in the UK
Roman roads, together with Roman aqueducts and the vast standing Roman army, constituted the three most impressive features of the Roman Empire. In Britain, as in their other provinces, the Romans constructed a comprehensive network of paved trunk roads (i.e. surfaced highways) during their nearly four centuries of occupation (43 - 410 AD).
Hadrian's Wall, England: a defensive fortification in Roman Britain. Built 122 AD, the first of two fortifications, the second being Antonine Wall. It is opn national cycle route 72, a UNESCO world Heritage site (1987). Most popular tourist site in N. Eng, most important monument built by Romans in Britain.