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(Dorset). Civitas‐capital of the Durotriges. Lying near the Iron Age hill‐fort of Maiden castle, Durnovaria may have succeeded a base of legio II Augusta. A large bath‐house lay in the south‐eastern part of the town and the amphitheatre lay to the south, reusing the site of a Neolithic henge monument, Maumbury Rings.

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