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Opening Hours

The Lunt Fort is open to the public during school holidays not including weekends or Bank Holidays. Open 10.00am - 3.30pm from 10 - 21 April, 30 May - 2 June, 26 July - 1 September and 23 - 27 October. (Please note the Fort is not open during February Half Term)
For school visits please go to the Learning page


Contact

Phone
024 7623 7548 (general enquiries)
Email
luntromanfort@culturecoventry.com
Address
Coventry Road, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV8 3AJ

Fabricae

Workshops


At some point in the fort's life, one of the barrack blocks was converted into fabrica or workshops. Buildings were added to the barrack block in the north-west corner of the fort forming two new wings aligned with the rampart.

There is evidence for metal furnaces and industrial activities such as blacksmithing and weapon production in an extensive area of ash and clinker-filled pits. Archaeologists also found a fragment of sandstone flooring.

A Roman fort required engineers, carpenters, masons, wagon-makers, blacksmiths, painters and other artisans to function properly, so the soldiers turned their hands to these skills.