Londinium Amphitheatre – Quick Facts


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  • A timber amphitheatre was built around 70 AD and was later replaced by a stone structure in the early 2nd century.
  • The stone amphitheatre could hold around 7,000 to 10,500 people and is one of the largest amphitheatres in Britain.

What Remains

  • The amphitheatre remains were discovered in 1988 when the Guildhall was being renovated.
  • Pieces of the eastern entrance into the arena, and chambers on either side.
  • Part of the curved arena wall.
  • A few well-preserved timbers drains can be seen beneath glass panels on the floor.