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Ickleton Roman farmstead (1849)

Roman Villa site S of Rose Villa, Ickleton

History of Roma Villa S of Rose Villa

Scheduled Monument:,_in_the_Course_of_Recent_Excavations

There are remains of a Roman Temple and villa.

The Ickleton Roman farmstead was excavated by Richard Neville in 1849. It had been discovered in 1847 when a local farmer Samual Jonas noticed that stubble fires on Church Platt field burned especially fiercely. Neville discovered a villa and nearby a basilica.


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