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MONUMENT NO. 217913

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The site of a Roman villa discovered in 1953 and excavated in 1955-6 by Phillip Rahtz on behalf of the Ministry of Public Buildings and Works. The excavation revealed a villa with tessellated floors, at least two featuring mosaics, a hypocaust and bath house. Other features towards the river were only partially examined, but included a large corn drying oven, a possible well, minor buildings and drainage ditches. The Roman features extend over an area of about 12 acres. Finds, including one of the mosaics, are in Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.

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