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University archaeologists became interested in the site when they found references in medieval documents to the smelting of silver ‘at the old castle’ and ‘next to the church’ in Calstock.
The team conducted a geophysical survey, which clearly showed the outline of a feature that is a very similar shape to another Roman fort recently found near Lostwithiel.
The first total solar eclipse of the 21st century took place on 21 June 2001.
It was visible from a much smaller area than the 1999 eclipse with the best views being in southern Africa.
University of Exeter archaeologists have discovered a Roman fort in South East Cornwall, England.
Situated next to St Andrew’s Church, Calstock, the site is on top of a hill in an area known to have been involved with silver mining in medieval times.
Cloudy skies mean spectators there were unable to see the full effect, but the spectacle was still dramatic.
The streets of Ramnicu Valcea, the south-central city in Romania -where totality could be seen the longest - were crammed with spectators.
In Egypt, Muslims shut themselves away on the orders of clerics but Jordan and Syria declared a national holiday.
The temperature dropped and darkness fell in Falmouth at 1111 BST (1011 GMT).
TV astronomer Patrick Moore, watching in Falmouth, described it as a "strange, weird experience".