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35 were permanently posted there, the farmers in the area were Top: Plan and cross-section of Roman baths excavated in the Stokstraat. Drawing by town architect M. Hermans, 1843. | RHCL THA Collection GAM responsible for defending the fort, where they could seek refuge in times of trouble. The once prosperous town of Tongeren was reduced to one third of its former size and was in Within the castellum was a temple complex, a storage space use as a fortification. In Maastricht in the fourth century a (horreum) and probably also a thermae complex, approximately fortress (castellum) was built near the Meuse bridge. The at the place where the present Onze Lieve Vrouwebasilica is castellum was defended by Roman soldiers and local auxiliary situated. Remains of the castellum were excavated to the north forces. of the choir of the Onze Lieve Vrouwebasilica and in the


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