Residents bid to keep mosaic following housing site find

Started by gash, November 14, 2018, 02:12:45 pm

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A HISTORY group is bidding to keep a Roman mosaic in its village after archaeologists uncovered the artwork in a huge villa complex.

The fascinating discovery was made during a routine site excavation of Deanfield Homes' 26-home Deanfield Grove housing development in Tackley, near Woodstock, earlier this year.

Archaeologists found the mosaic, measuring roughly 5m x 4.5m, within the villa, which has several rooms and corridors and could date back to the third century.

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