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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths
Roman London Revealed : Uncover everyday Roman life
Beneath the curious old pathways of the Square Mile lies a rich Roman history surviving 2,000 years of building, fires and bombings.
Explore the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths by descending into the basement of an office block on Lower Thames Street, and discover one of Roman London’s most fascinating remains. First built around A.D. 150 then extended a hundred years later, it was occupied right through to the end of Roman London in the early 5th century A.D.
Get close to the protected archaeological remains, which are preserved in immaculate condition, as if the archaeologists have just left the site.
Access is by guided tour only.
Public tours take place on Saturdays between April and November, advance booking required
Tours are led by City Guides, official guides for the City of London.
Private tours can be arranged on request. For more information email Billingsgate Bathhouse
For safety reasons, this attraction is only suitable for children aged 8+, and all children must be closely supervised by an adult at all times.
Accessibility: the archaeological site is located in the basement of an office block. The only access is via a staircase (2, 9 and 3 steps).
More Information about Roman London
- Download our Self-guided walk - Roads to Rome
- Book a guided tour with City Guides
- Visit our Learning Resources page for free activity sheets on Roman London. These can be used by families at home or by teachers at school. They are aimed at Key Stage 2 children, aged 7-11
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