A Roman villa was a country house built for the upper class in the Roman
Republic and the .... Rivert, A. L. F. (1969), The Roman villa in Britain, Studies in
ancient history and archaeology; Shuter...
Along with a domus in the city, many of the richest families of ancient Rome also
owned a separate country house known as a villa. While many chose to live ...
Roman houses were so well built, if you were rich, that many examples of ...
Some Roman villas in Britain have survived in such good condition that we have
a very ... In 1960, a workman found substantial ancient building rubble at
Apr 3, 2016 ... Ancient Roman Homes, by Brian Williams (2002). Easy reading. A Roman Villa:
Inside Story, by Jacqueline Morley (American edition 1992).
Apr 19, 2016 ... One of Britain's best-preserved Roman-age villas was recently discovered
beneath a home in southwest England.
Roman villas were built in rectangular shapes with stone walls and tiled roofs.
They usually had a range of rooms all coming off a long corridor. This gave the ...
When we think of ancient Roman villas our minds tend to ramble amongst ideas
of luxury and palatial buildings, possibly in cities such as Rome or even Pompeii
One of the most visible remnants of that style in England is the Roman villa. ...
remains of an extensive villa with lovely mosaic floors depicting ancient myths.
Sample Plan of a Roman House. plan of domus. A, atrium, formal entrance hall.
Al, ala, "wings" opening from atrium. C, cubiculum, small room; bedroom.
There was a significant difference between the south-eastern half of Britannia (
the Roman name for Britain) and the north-western region. In the south-east ...