The 4th century A.D. in Britain is viewed by many as a golden age, and the Cotswolds was the richest and most peaceful area of Roman Britain. Then, as now , wealth was concentrated in the hands of the few, especially public officials, benefiting from corrupt and wildly inefficient’ economy of the later Roman Empire. Here in the Cotswolds , England is where the remains of the famouse Chedworth Roman Villa stand.
CHEDWORTH ROMAN VILLA
Looking out from the main villa buildings today it is easy to imagine that the view has not changed to much in centuries. Nestling in a combe, at the head of a shallow valley enclosed on all but the eastern side, there is nothing modern or intrusive as far as the eye can see, just woodland,fields, dry-stone walls, hedges and sky. In fact the sense of remoteness and tranquillity is greater now than it has been in the past. If you…
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