Chedworth Roman Villa

Bettany takes a tour of the Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire with archeologist Martin Papworth who reveals what the latest excavations tell us about the people who lived here. Chedworth's heyday was during the 'Golden Age' of Roman Britain in the 4th Century, when the villa was surrounded by other luxury houses.

In the museum, Nancy Grace shows Bettany bits of Roman DIY, including painted plaster with a distinctly cubist pattern on it. She learns how the villa clearly belonged to wealthy Brits made good, who kitted out their bathroom with highly sought-after 'little onion' marble, imported from Imperial quarries on the Greek island of Euboea.

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