By Simon Esmonde Cleary
The prosperous vendors of a villa equivalent to Chedworth felt themselves a part of an imperial Roman aristocracy. this is often expressed on the villa within the format of the structures, rooms for receiving site visitors and for grand eating, the availability of baths, and using mosaics. The villa could even have housed the spouse, kinfolk and family of the landlord and been the centre of an agricultural property.
In the 19th century Chedworth was once rediscovered, and a part of the villa’s story is the way it was once considered by way of a nineteenth-century Cotswold landowner, Lord Eldon, after which its present proprietors, the nationwide Trust.
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Chedworth Life in a Roman Villa by Simon Esmonde Cleary