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  1. Pauline

    Cotswolds Roman Sites in the Cotswolds

    Cirencester, the "capital of the Cotswolds", is a busy Cotswold market town with roots in Ancient Rome. When the Romans conquered Britain in 43 AD they built the town of Corinium, second only to Londinium (London) in size. Corinium became Cirencester and there are still Roman remains in the town...
  2. Cirencester Amphitheater

    Cirencester Amphitheater

    One of the largest amphitheaters in Britain, built in the 2nd century.
  3. Corinium Museum

    Corinium Museum

    Drawing of Roman Corinium.
  4. Corinium Museum

    Corinium Museum

    Floor mosaics found in Cirencester.
  5. Corinium Museum

    Corinium Museum

    Remains of a Roman column.
  6. Corinium Museum

    Corinium Museum

    I like the hairstyle and tattoos depicted on these early people - not that different from young people in Cirencester today.
  7. Great Witcombe Roman Villa

    Great Witcombe Roman Villa

    Remains of a Roman villa in the countryside north of Cirencester.
  8. Chedworth Roman Villa

    Chedworth Roman Villa

    Walking along the River Coln near the villa.
  9. Chedworth Roman Villa

    Chedworth Roman Villa

    Remains of the mosaic floors of the villa.
  10. Chedworth Roman Villa

    Chedworth Roman Villa

    Underfloor heating system.
  11. Chedworth Roman Villa

    Chedworth Roman Villa

    Road signs to the villa.
  12. Pauline

    South West The Beautiful Georgian Town of Bath

    Bath is a beautiful small city set in the River Avon valley south of the Cotswolds (population 88,000). First there were the Druids who settled here because of the natural hot springs. Next came the Romans whose bath complex remains at the center of town. The Bath Abbey was built during the...
  13. Bath

    Bath

    Public garden behind one of the houses in The Circus.
  14. Bath

    Bath

    Walking in the gardens behind The Circus.
  15. Bath

    Bath

    The large lawn in front of the Royal Crescent is separated from the public gardens by a “Ha-Ha”.
  16. Bath

    Bath

    The Royal Crescent, 30 row houses in a half circle.
  17. Bath

    Bath

    The Royal Crescent was designed by John Wood the Elder and built by his son from 1767 to 1775.
  18. Bath

    Bath

    The Assembly Rooms are mentioned in some of Jane Austen's novels.
  19. Bath

    Bath

    You can tour the Assembly Rooms and then go to the Museum of Costume in the basement.
  20. Bath

    Bath

    Assembly Rooms, where people gathered in the afternoon and evenings.
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