Essential publications about Roman Lincolnshire

These are the best current overarching publications on Roman Lincolnshire, or feature important sections on the subject. I haven’t listed earlier seminal publications here, valuable as they can still be, as they have in many cases been superseded. Basically, you can’t study Roman Lincolnshire without referencing these publications.


East Midlands Archaeological Research Frameworks

Jones, Michael J. (Ed.). 1999. The Defences of the Lower City: Excavations at The Park and West Parade 1970-2 and a discussion of other sites excavated up to 1994. CBA Research Report 114. Council for British Archaeology

Jones, Michael. J. 2011. Roman Lincoln: Conquest, Colony and Capital. The History Press

Steane, K (Ed.). 2001. The Archaeology of Wigford and the Brayford Pool. Lincoln Archaeological Studies No 2. Oxbow

Steane, K (Ed.). 2006. The Archaeology of the Upper City and Adjacent Suburbs. Lincoln Archaeological Studies No 3. Oxbow

Steane, K (Ed.). 2016. The Archaeology of the Lower City and Adjacent Suburbs. Lincoln Archaeological Studies No 4. Oxbow

Stocker, D (Ed.). 2003. The City by the Pool. Lincoln Archaeological Studies No 10. Oxbow

Todd, Malcolm. 1973. The Coritani. Peoples of Roman Britain. Duckworth

Whitwell, Ben. 1992. Roman Lincolnshire. History of Lincolnshire, Volume II. Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology


The annual journal ‘Britannia’, published by the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, includes an annual round up of excavations, finds and inscriptions with may relate to Roman Lincolnshire

The annual ‘Lincolnshire History and Archaeology‘ journal, published by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, includes, alongside articles which may be about the Roman period, an annual round up of excavations and significant finds made in the county

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