Roman Era

Canvey Island was mainly used by the Romans for salt-making after the Roman Conquest of Britain in 43 AD.

Discover the red hills that remain from the salt-making process here:

http://beyondthepoint.co.uk/historic-locations/canvey-island/the-red-hills-roman-era-and-prior/

Learn about the mysterious ‘Roman Fort’ just off of Canvey’s shores on a tiny island:

http://beyondthepoint.co.uk/historic-locations/canvey-island/upper-horse-island-roman-era/

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