Thesaurus Term/Concept: HYPOCAUST

Identifier 68967
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A Roman under-floor heating system in which hot air heated by a stoked furnace, flowed through channels, created by either raising the floor on pillars of brick and tile or cutting channels into the concrete floor and tiling over them.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDR4519 Roman Bath House (site of), Little Chester, Derby (Scheduled Monument)