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Record details

BCC record ID:0077300000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Roman villa with baths and mosaic floors excavated several times in the nineteenth century and field walked in the twentieth century
Grid Reference:SP 7221 3534
Parish:

FOSCOTT, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • VILLA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

VILLA OF CONSIDERABLE SIZE WITH BATHS, A TANK, TESSELATED PAVEMENTS &C. COIN FINDS SHOW HOUSE INHABITED EARLY C4 (B1).
EXCAVATED 1837-40 & POSSIBLY DISTURBED AT OTHER TIMES (B3).
NGR TO VILLA SITE ON OS MAP, NEXT TO A422 ROAD (B10).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P115.
<2>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTERS 82-83.18; 86.18; 88-90.18; 12.56; 244.68.
<3>Unpublished document: OS RECORD CARD SP 73 NW 2 (FILED).
<4>Verbal communication: BULL E 1973 PERS COMM.
<5>Verbal communication: BULL E & FARLEY M E (BCM) JUNE 1982 PERS COMM.
<6>Unpublished document: HARTWELL MUSEUM CATALOGUE VOL I 1783-1866 (AT BCM).
<7>Verbal communication: PIKE A R (BCM) & PARISH D A (BCM) MAY 1985 PERS COMM (PHOTOS & SLIDES, FILED).
<8>Article in serial: FURTHER REFS TO VILLA- SHEAHAN P275; RECS OF BUCKS 1878 5 P355 (MOSAIC); COUNTRY LIFE, SEPT 12-19 19.
<9>Article in serial: FURTHER REFS TO VILLA - GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE 1843 PT 1 P303; RIVET A L F 1969 ROMAN VILLA IN BRITAIN.
<10>Map: OS 1972 1:2500 MAP.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC11817:
  • EBC11819: Antiquarian excavation
  • EBC11854:
  • EBC13649:
  • EBC13702:

Related monuments

Images

Site of Roman villa at Foscott  © Michael Hacker

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council