Isca Silurum was a Roman legionary fortress and settlement, the remains of which lie beneath parts of the present-day village of Caerleon. It's only about a 5 minutes drive from my new house and close to Newport. It's now called Caerleon which is derived from the Welsh for "fortress of the legion".
and the only remains of a Roman legionary barracks on view anywhere in Europe at Prysg Field. It's pretty impressive that all this is so close to my house and around 2000 years old. There was a Roman presence here from around 75-300 AD.
I went for a pub lunch in the Hanbury Arms where Idylls of the King was written by Lord Tennyson and wandered around the pretty town, enjoying some rare Welsh sun. There are buildings from so many different eras in this town and lots of interesting little details like the air rail shelter sign I found. Caerleon is the perfect place to visit and I had a lovely afternoon there.