Roman Villa discovered near Oxford

  • OS map showing the proximity of the brook to the brook - estimated at about 200 metres
Archive Notes:

This is a copy of an article in The Illustrated London News of April 11th 1846 describing the discoveriy of the Roman villa on Castle Hill.

Also an article from British History online.

Since such villas (farms) were always located near water, an OS map extract is shown suggesting that the brook was only 200 metres away.

Rose Robinson's book is at record 2815

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