Monument record CSM 041 - Roman Villa, The White House Mill Hill Caple St Mary

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Evaluation and excavation identified a 1st century Roman villa.


Grid reference Centred TM 084 383 (21m by 24m)
Map sheet TM03NE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

2014 Evaluation: The truncated remains of a building foundation wall was revealed in two of the trenches, interpreted as the Roman villa, thought to be in this location. Along with the building foundation walls a number of associated features were also found including a compacted rubble surface considered to be a floor, post holes and an Iron Age ditch (butt-end), which contained Late Iron Age and Belgic ware pottery. Among the other finds from the associated features were a small quantity of good quality painted wall plaster confirming the high status of the Roman building and a large quantity of roofing tile some of which confirmed the existence of a hypocaust system possibly from a bath house in the vicinity.
2015 Excavation: Awaiting details.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Payne, D. 2014. Archaeological Evaluation Report, The White House Mill Hill, Caple St Mary.

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Apr 11 2015 1:00PM

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