Worth Temple

Temple Or Shrine

This square temple lies on rising ground near Sandwich. The portico measured 52 ft. 8 in. by 51 ft. 5 in. with walls varying between 3¼-4 feet thick, the cella was about 26 feet square with walls varying in thickness between 4 feet to 4 ft. 7 in. The temple probably faced south-east. The first building of the early-4th century met with a violent end and was rebuilt only to be abandoned in the late-4th century. (Type I)

References for Worth Temple

  • Temples in Roman Britain by M.J.T. Lewis (Cambridge 1966).
  • List Entry Number:1004225

Map References for Worth Temple

NGRef: TR3355 OSMap: LR179

Roman Roads near Worth Temple

N (3) to Rvtvpiae (Richborough, Kent) S (9) to Portvs Dvbris (Dover, Kent)