Compton Abdale Roman villa
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Gloucestershire County Council
Cotswold District Council
SE048048 (404838, 216222)
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A Roman building platform and a pair of lynchets which may suggest an enclosure are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. These lynchets may define an enclosure of some shape, and are likely to be contemporary with the building platform. Pottery of the 3rd and 4th centuries and fragments of opus signinum have also been recovered. This site is likely to be contemporary with Compton Grove Roman villa located 115 metres to the south west (SP 01 NW 13). This site has been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the Cotswolds Hills National Mapping Programme.
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