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MONUMENT NO. 208219

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Site of a Roman Villa in Stanton Wood Park. The site was excavated in 1910, when part of a room and a hypocaust were uncovered. Finds included pottery, coins, re-used columns and capitals, painted wall-plaster, tesserae and tiles. A further small excavation in 1939 found a bronze spoon, tiles and an iron door-latch. Some of the finds are in Devizes Museum. Ordnance Survey field investigation in 1976 noted that "Desultory excavations have occurred over a wide area, mostly by members of Swindon Archaeological Society on a dig and backfill basis".

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