Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa a Roman Villa near ChedworthGloucestershireEngland. It is one of the largest Roman villas in Britain. The villa was built in phases from the early 2nd century to the 4th century, with the 4th century construction transforming the building into an elite dwelling arranged around three sides of a courtyard. 

 

 

 

 

 

Above: Nymphaeum – The spring-fed pool in the northwest corner of the villa complex was the location of the apsidal shrine to the water-nymphs (nymphaeum). The curved rear wall is 2 metres high and is the original Roman masonry. 

 

 

 

Above & Below: Triclinium mosaic