Bignor Roman Villa

By Miles Russell

Discovered in 1811, Bignor is likely one of the richest and so much outstanding villas in Britain, its mosaics score the most effective in north-western Europe. Opened to the general public for the 1st time in 1814, the location additionally represents one among Britain’s earliest vacationer points of interest, final within the arms of a similar family members, the Tuppers, to today. This ebook units out to provide an explanation for the villa, who equipped it, while, the way it could were used, and what it intended in the context of the Roman province of Britannia. It additionally units out to interpret the is still, as they seem this day, explaining intimately the which means of the superb mosaic pavements and describing how the villa used to be first came across and explored and the conservation difficulties dealing with the positioning within the twenty first century. Now, after 2 hundred years, the impressive tale of Bignor Roman Villa is informed in complete during this fantastically illustrated book.

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