NGRef: TR3355
OSMap: LR179
Type: Temple Or Shrine

N (3) to Rvtvpiae (Richborough, Kent)
S (9) to Portvs Dvbris (Dover, Kent)

This square temple lies on rising ground near Sandwich. The portico measured 52 ft. 8 in. by 51 ft. 5 in. with walls varying between 3ΒΌ-4 feet thick, the cella was about 26 feet square with walls varying in thickness between 4 feet to 4 ft. 7 in. The temple probably faced south-east. The first building of the early-4th century met with a violent end and was rebuilt only to be abandoned in the late-4th century. (Type I)

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See: Temples in Roman Britain by M.J.T. Lewis (Cambridge 1966).