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MONUMENT NO. 368941

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A Roman villa was found in Feb 1842 by workmen digging gravel on the low ground between Comberton Church and the Bourn Brook. The walls were of Ketton stone; chalk-marl and flints and fragments of glass, coarse pottery, domestic objects, coins from Vespasian to Gratian and much pale yellow pottery with red lines were found. The area was filled with Roman tile and painted plaster. In October a hexagonal room was discovered along with many fragments of glass, Samian pottery and painted plaster. The room was later destroyed.

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