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CASTLEFORD ROMAN FORT

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  LAGENTIVM, LAGENTIUM
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The site of the Roman forts at Castleford, with the Roman place name of Lagentium. Excavations have uncovered the remains of a 1st century, Flavian, Roman fort and a later smaller 2nd century fort with a vicus to the south-west. The military occupation spans the period c AD 80 to AD 150. The occupation of the vicus continued into the 4th century. It was possibly occupied by the 4th cohort of Gauls.

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