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THE LUNT IS CLOSED UNTIL SPRING 2019 | 10:00 - 15:30 Monday - Friday | For 2019:The Lunt opens in February to schools. The Lunt will be open to public in the Easter half term for two weeks. it will then open again for the Summer Holidays. The Lunt will be open for the last time during the October half term.
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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.