Exeter’s Roman Baths - The Foundation Project

5th February 2015

Whilst many of us have sat and enjoyed the sunshine on the green surrounding Exeter Cathedral or wandered through the Christmas Market, very few of us would be aware that beneath our feet are some of the most spectacular Roman remains, including an extensive bathhouse. 

Whilst these remains were uncovered in a dig in the 1970's, there was insufficient money to create a permanent exhibition. Now, however, £8.7 million of lottery finding has been secured towards a total of £12.8 needed to create the Foundations Project.

The plan is that the Cathedral will remain unaltered but that a underground visitor centre, with a glass roof, will allow visitors to see into the Roman and Saxon past of this great city.

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