Aside from the sites listed here there is one other special site to mention; the hill fort of Maiden Castle, near Dorchester, was beseiged by the Romans, who later built fortifications within the earthen walls of the fort.
The only visible Roman town house in Britain. The house was built in the 4th century AD and features two ranges, each with excellent mosaic floors, now preserved under covered buildings with viewing windows. Remains include 2 hypocausts, foundation walls, and stone columns. County Hall, Colliton Park Dorchester,
England, DT1 1XJ
Jordan Hill is a 4th century Romano-Celtic temple. Little of the temple remains beyond the foundation walls. Within the walls is a shaft over 10 feet deep, thought to have been built c 69-79 AD. The site appears to have fallen out of use c 379-395 AD, during the reign of the Emperor Theodosius.
Situated in the peaceful village of West Knighton, New Inn - Dorchester is a former 16th-century coaching inn. It blends original features with modern attributes such as free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. The New Inn is ideal for both leisure and business guests offering a peaceful environment for … more >>
This ideally located 16th Century Manor House is only 300 meters from Chesil Beach and the South West coastal path. Family run serving homemade food real Ales and great wines. Beer garden & terrace overlooking the Sea. Large free car park. The … more >>