Roman Villas & Mosaics

 

Low Ham and High Ham Roman Villas and Mosaics

High Ham Roman Villa and Mosaic

                                                              

Channel 4's 'Time Team' investigation of the site of a Roman villa at the Langport Ranges, High Ham (NGR 342287 129500)

'Time Team' excavation March/April 2010, first broadcast Channel 4 20.02.11

 

Wessex Archaeology 2011 Summary of Results of 'Time Team' excavation

 

Low Ham Roman Villa and Mosaic

                                       

            (all images above - High Ham Parish Project archive)

1950s The hot room and excavations of the Low Ham villa and Roman mosaic (photos High Ham Parish Community Project archive)

                                              

The mosaic can be seen at The Museum of Somerset, Taunton

Watch a video performance of 'Aeneas and Dido' based on the Low Ham Roman mosaic. Performed by Taunton Youth Dance Company in collaboration with the Museum of Somerset South West Heritage Trust. Filmed at Netherham Farm, Low Ham.

 

Read how Barry Cunliffe was inspired to become an an archaeologist when he visited a field in Low Ham when 9 years old. He was Professor of European Archaeology at the University of Oxford from 1972 to 2007. Since 2007, he has been an Emeritus Professor.