The Roman Forum site in London: discoveries before 1985
Published by Museum of London in 1987.
Excavations by myself and many others have revealed that the earliest traces of London included a gravelled market square of about 50AD, which about 70AD was developed into the first Forum and Basilica (public market and city hall) of the self-governing city. Then about 120AD a vast new Forum and Basilica was built on the site, perhaps sponsored by the Emperor Hadrian. This book traces the history of the discovery of these key public buildings.