Hidden Roman coastline unearthed in Kent

From The Telegraph: Hidden Roman coastline unearthed by archaeologists in Kent.

The dig at Richborough Roman Fort near Sandwich, Kent, suggests that Emperor Claudius’ men landed at a point two miles inland from the present coastline.

It is thought the fort overlooked a lagoon which disappeared as the area gradually silted up.

Tony Wilmott, a senior archaeologist with English Heritage who led the excavation, said: "It is widely known that Richborough Roman Fort was the gateway to Roman Britain 2,000 years ago, but what is really exciting is that we have actually found the Roman foreshore while digging in a deep trench alongside the remains of a Roman wall. [continue]