Roman villa discovered in Peterborough, England

Published on January 17th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

1
roman

A 2,000-year-old Roman villa built around a cobbled courtyard has been unearthed in Peterborough, England.

The palace dates from about 250AD and is thought to be one of the largest excavated Roman complexes in the country.

“All in all this new site is quite an amazing one for Peterborough because of its importance and rarity,” Mrs Casa Hatton said.

“It’s important not only at a local level, but regionally and possibly even nationally.”

[Full story]

Story: BBC News | Photo: Oxford Archaeology East

Tags: , , ,



One Response to Roman villa discovered in Peterborough, England

  1. Villas are traced back to Rome

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • Follow me on Twitter!   Subscribe to my RSS feed!
     
  • Question of the Moment

    WWII was the culmination of European nationalism. Post-WWII Europe has been open borders and open society. Is the open borders policy healthy?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Like us on Facebook

  • Sponsors

  • Random Quote

    History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. — Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Popular Categories

  • Archives