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 3ΒΌ-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).Temples in Roman Britain by M.J.T. Lewis (Cambridge 1966). Temples in Roman Britain by M.J.T. Lewis (Cambridge 1966).Temples in Roman Britain by M.J.T. Lewis (Cambridge 1966).

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)