Monument record 0077301000 - FOSCOTT VILLA


Roman mosaic floor of villa found in nineteenth century excavations

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • TESSELLATED FLOOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)


Plan Form - Rectangular.
Tesselated pavement, removed to Queen's Temple, Stowe Park (temple - CASS 0420802). Inscription relates that mosaic was found during excavations at Fosctt villa, 1843. Slides, photos, & a portion of pavement at BCM (B7).
Other tesserae found at various times (B2, B6).
NGR to villa (B10).

Sources (4)

  • <2>SBC1297 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTERS 82-83.18; 86.18; 88-90.18; 12.56; 244.68.
  • <6>SBC6155 Unpublished document: HARTWELL MUSEUM CATALOGUE VOL I 1783-1866 (AT BCM).
  • <7>SBC11901 Verbal communication: PIKE A R (BCM) & PARISH D A (BCM) MAY 1985 PERS COMM (PHOTOS & SLIDES, FILED).
  • <10>SBC10450 Map: OS 1972 1:2500 MAP.


Grid reference SP 77240 35350 (point)
Civil Parish FOSCOTT, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC12526)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13517)

Record last edited

Nov 8 2022 10:22AM

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