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Unearthed: a luxury Roman villa with chapel and granny flat

Unearthed: a luxury Roman villa with chapel and granny flat
trefwoorden: Engeland - Wiltshire - romeinse tijd - villa - kapel - middeleeuwen - 5e eeuw
The earliest private chapel from Dark Age Britain has been unearthed in the foundations of a Roman "stately home".
The fifth century font and baptistry were built into the ornate mosaic floor of an unusual double villa in Wiltshire not long after the Romans left Britain.
Although there are older chapels, archaeologists say it is the earliest example of a landowner converting rooms inside his home for baptisms.

Lees verder bij: Telegraph (20 oktober 2003)