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Lullingstone Roman villa.

Geoffrey Wells Meates

Lullingstone Roman villa.

by Geoffrey Wells Meates

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lullingstone (England : Parish),
  • England,
  • Lullingstone (Parish)
    • Subjects:
    • Country homes -- England -- Lullingstone (Parish) -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Romans -- England -- Lullingstone (Parish),
    • Lullingstone (England : Parish) -- Antiquities, Roman.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA147.L8 M4 1955
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 168 p.
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6189443M
      LC Control Number55044673
      OCLC/WorldCa1371604

      An account of the to excavation of Lullingstone Roman villa. pages. 2 colour plates. Approx 80 b/w photographs plus many plans and drawings, some .   For 70 years, archaeologists have tried to unravel the secrets of one of the most remarkable Roman villas discovered in Britain. The Lullingstone villa was uncovered in when a .

        Lullingstone Villa is a 2, year old man made wonder not far from today's busy M25 and M In the 1st Century AD west Kent was one of the richest agricultural areas of Britain.   Caroline K. Mackenzie Archaeopress, £ ISBN Review Kathryn Krakowka. This book offers a unique interpretation of the Lullingstone Roman Villa in the Darent Valley of Kent, exploring how its inhabitants used space to assert Author: Kathryn Krakowka.

      PS # 1: Other Roman villas in England are also worth a visit, for instance Bignor Roman Villa in West Sussex and Chedworth Roman Villa in the Cotswolds. PS # 2: A new edition of the guidebook for Lullingstone, written by Pete Wilson, was published by English Heritage in Here is a link to this book: Lullingstone Roman Villa.5/5(1). Eynsford station is less than a minute walk to Lullingstone's gated entrance. Turn left, and then when you reach the main road, turn left again and pass under the railway bridge. Do NOT follow signs for the Lullingstone Roman Villa or Eynsford. Lullingstone's gated entrance on the A is approximately metres on the right-hand-side of.


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Free Self-Led Visits. Book a free self-led visit to Lullingstone Roman Villa and organise your day to suit your curriculum objectives. Lullingstone is one of the most important and complete Roman villas in Britain and its outstanding mosaics and a collection of finds shed.

Background to the book. is a rather special year for Lullingstone Roman Villa – it marks the 70 th anniversary of the commencement of the excavations. The first clues as to the existence of a Roman site in the vicinity of Lullingstone in the Darent Valley, Kent had been recorded in about when the fence around Lullingstone deer park was being renewed and diggers of the post holes.

Prices and Opening times. Please select date of visit. Lullingstone Roman Villa. Lullingstone Lane, Eynsford, Kent, DA4 0JA. Lullingstone Roman Villa - Roman Villa, Lullingstone Park, DA4 0JA Eynsford, Kent - Rated based on 49 Reviews "First time visitor, really enjoyed it/5(49).

Restaurants near Lullingstone Roman Villa: ( mi) Riverside Tearoom ( mi) The Pied Bull ( mi) Namaste Swanley. ( mi) The Oasis Cafe ( mi) The Two Brewers; View all restaurants near Lullingstone Roman Villa on Tripadvisor4/5(). We came across the villa by accident, and we are so glad that we did.

It was a bit dark inside but it was wonderful to see the foundations of such a fantastic roman villa. The relics were amazing to see and the video was very informative, although there was no information to 4/5(). Attractions near Lullingstone Roman Villa: ( km) Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation ( km) Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden ( km) Eynsford Castle; View all attractions near Lullingstone Roman Villa on Tripadvisor4/5().

Located in the Darent Valley in Kent, Lullingstone Roman Villa is one of the most renowned and most visited Roman villas in the country. Dating to 75, it developed over a period of more than years. This guidebook to the site includes a tour of its main features, including its mosaics, baths, dining room, and hypocaust system, with a Cited by: 1.

Lullingstone Roman Villa, in the idyllic Darent valley, was built in about AD and occupied for more than years by a succession of rich owners, possibly even a future Roman discovery of a fourth-century house-church, unique in Britain, makes it one of. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meates, Geoffrey Wells.

Lullingstone Roman villa. London, Heinemann [] (OCoLC) Lullingstone Roman Villa, in the idyllic Darent valley, was built in about AD and occupied for more than years by a succession of rich owners, possibly even a future Roman Emperor. The discovery of a fourth-century house-church, unique in Britain, makes it one of /5(2).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Text and plan on inside covers. Description: 44 pages: illustrations (some color), 1 map, plans ; 19 cm. Also, if you book your Lullingstone Roman Villa vacation package in Farningham with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts.

Whatever time of year you choose to visit Lullingstone Roman Villa in Farningham, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal. Our goal is simple. THE LULLINGSTONE ROMAN VILLA Lullingstone Park, holes for two of the wooden uprights revealed the existence of a mosaic floor of Roman date, and the information was recorded.

At this time the chapel marked on the Ordnance Map was still visible to the north of the villa, and its ruined walls are said to have been largely composed of Roman materials. Walk Eynsford/Lullingstone circular 4 miles Excellent train access from SE London, water meadows and river views, chalk hills, a Victorian railway viaduct, Roman villa, decent pubs and a bird of prey centre are all points of interest on this walk mostly through grassland on the western side of the Darent Valley.

The site of a Roman villa, built in about AD, with later phases of extensive rebuilding, expansion and remodelling. The site is particularly important for evidence of early Christianity. The first villa consisted of a large winged house originally built of wattle and daub on flint footings, constructed circa AD.

The brand new book about Lullingstone Roman Villa is great. Famous for its 4th century mosaics with images from Greek and Roman mythology, the question is: What message were the owners trying to convey. Using archaeological clues and informed imagination, Caroline Mackenzie, who wrote her MA thesis on this villa, suggests some possible answers/5(17).

Phil Ward reviewed Lullingstone Roman Villa — 5 star. December 5, First time visitor. Took my 9 year old because of an imminent school project on Roman civilisation she was doing, so perfect in that sense. The staff were very helpful, the exhibits were excellent, and the step by step guide to how the villa evolved was easy to digest/5(50).

Need a Hotel near Lullingstone Roman Villa. We offer the CLOSEST Hotels with 24/7 Social Support. Find a Lower Price. We'll Refund the Difference. Lullingstone Roman Villa, Eynsford: See reviews, articles, and photos of Lullingstone Roman Villa, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 9 attractions in Eynsford.4/5().

Chedworth Roman Villa merited a more detailed discussion in my book: its landscape setting and display of wealth and status provide significant comparisons with Lullingstone.

Chedworth Roman Villa was constructed in a small steep-sided valley of the river Coln, Gloucestershire.I officially launched the book last evening at an event at Lullingstone Roman Villa which was held to celebrate the 70 year anniversary of the commencement of the excavations at the site.

It was a real privilege to meet some of the original diggers (and their families) who volunteered during the period and played a crucial part in the. Lullingstone Roman Villa: Worth a visit. - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Eynsford, UK, at Tripadvisor.4/5().