An Introduction to the Roman Legionary Fortress at Exeter
(Exeter Archaeology) Out of Print
(ISBN 1-85522-928-5 pamphlet book 31 pages )
Exeter was founded by the Roman Army around AD 50 - 55 or even earlier. The site now occupied by the centre of the city was chosen for a new legionary fortress. This formed the winter headquarters during the conquest of South-West England.