North Leigh Roman Villa

Roman Site in Gloucester

North Leigh Roman Villa
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North Leigh Roman Villa was a Roman courtyard villa in the Evenlode Valley about 0.5 miles (800 m) north of the hamlet of East End in North Leigh civil parish in Oxfordshire. It is a scheduled monument[1] in the care of English Heritage and is open to the public.

It was enlarged over time from the late 1st c. AD to the early 5th c. and eventually became a very large, luxurious villa rustica with 19 mosaic floors, and included a large agricultural estate with housing for farm workers and possibly slaves. Life there was very comfortable with access to the best local agricultural products and imported luxuries from sophisticated nearby towns such as Cirencester.

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Visiting North Leigh Roman Villa


Open any reasonable time during daylight hours



Address: North Leigh, Witney, Oxfordshire , OX29 6PZ
Duration: 20 minutes

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