Possible site of Romano-British Villa in the parish of Long Compton

Description of this historic site

Rectilinear crop marks are visible on aerial photographs.

Notes about this historic site

1 Rectilinear crop marks visible on aerial photographs were mapped as part of the English Heritage National Mapping Project. The site is a possible prehistoric or Romano British settlement. ( English Heritage HOB UID 1075336, NMR number SP 23 SE38)
2 PAS finds across this area appear to confirm a Late Prehistoric/Roman date.
3 First recognised by English Heritage as a probable Prehistoric or Roman enclosed settlement site, consisting of two overlapping rectilinear enclosures within numerous pits and pit clusters, visible at SP 2791 3118, and a further rectilinear enclosure at SP 2809 3109.

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