The Romano-British Villa At Castle Copse, Great Bedwyn

The Romano-British Villa At Castle Copse, Great Bedwyn

by Eric Robert Hostetter, Thomas Noble Howe
     
 

Results of the systematic study of the ruins of the large Roman courtyard villa at Castle Copse, southwest England. It includes overviews of the history and geography of the area, as well as a complete survey of the site - topography, geology, hydrology, and stratigraphy, and studies of the architecture, mosaics, wall painting and numerous finds.See more details below

Overview

Results of the systematic study of the ruins of the large Roman courtyard villa at Castle Copse, southwest England. It includes overviews of the history and geography of the area, as well as a complete survey of the site - topography, geology, hydrology, and stratigraphy, and studies of the architecture, mosaics, wall painting and numerous finds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253328021
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.55(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1The Regional Setting: Environmental Geology and Geography1
Ch. 2Chisbury Camp and Northeastern Wiltshire in the Iron Age20
Ch. 3The Area around Cunetio in the Roman Period
3.1The Area Around Cunetio38
3.2Villa Siting61
Ch. 4The Romano-British Villa at Castle Copse, Great Bedwyn
4.1Siting69
4.2Topography, Geology, and Hydrology of the Villa70
4.3Stratigraphy75
4.4Architecture126
4.5Mosaics169
4.6Wall Painting194
4.7Coins207
4.8Objects of Metal220
4.9Analysis of the Iron Assemblage255
4.10Triangular Impressed Clay Fragment (Lost)260
4.11Pottery267
4.12Glass Vessels and Objects298
4.13Beads306
4.14Objects of Stone309
4.15Bone and Antler Objects312
4.16Animal Remains322
Birds
Fishes
4.17Archaeobotanical Evidence345
4.18Observations on the Bedwyn Dyke359
4.19Summary370
Ch. 5The Area around Bedwyn in the Anglo-Saxon Period378
App. 1List of Roman Sites and Finds Plotted on Area Maps (figs. 23-24)398
App. 2Excavation Recording and Finds Processing402
App. 3Phosphate Analysis403
App. 4Location of Castle Copse Evaluation Trenches404
App. 5Analysis of Iron Assemblage405
App. 6Pottery Excluded from Analysis407
App. 7Radiocarbon Dates409
App. 8Measurements of Mammal Bones410
App. 9Measurements of Bird Bones425
App. 10Summary Catalogue of Fish Remains436
App. 11Environmental Processing and Recording438
App. 12Excavation Participants 1983-1986439
Tables 1-31440
List of Contexts of Sectors A-C484
Bibliography508
Contributors540
Index542

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