Monument record M19 - Villa in Stanford on Soar


VILLA? (Roman)


Grid reference SK 54319 21980 (point)
Map sheet SK52SW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Stanford on Soar, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

In the churchyard, at the S side of the tower, in digging a grave, a tesselated pavement was discovered about 4ft below the surface; and again at a later date about 4ft further S another part of the same pavement was again laid bare. The tesserae were stone - grey, blue and white. (1)
A tesselated pavement unearthed in Stanford churchyard, when the graves of Mr H Ratcliff and his little daughter were made in 1902. (2)
One Ro slate, tesserae and fragments of C3 and C4 pottery, found in waste heaps from graves in churchyard. (3)
See M42 for Church, L43 for earthworks, L7912 for earthworks.

<1> Thoroton Society, 1910, TTS, pp 2-9 (Published document). SNT337.

<2> Potter SP, 1903, History of East Leake, p 3 (Published document). SNT1155.

<3> Notts Gaz Comm, Thoroton Gazetteer (Index). SNT957.

<4> OS, 1955, 6in 1955, SK 52 SW (Map). SNT1069.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1910. TTS. 14. pp 2-9.
  • <2> Published document: Potter SP. 1903. History of East Leake. p 3.
  • <3> Index: Notts Gaz Comm. Thoroton Gazetteer.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1955. 6in 1955. SK 52 SW.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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