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Compact Guide Cotswolds
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Christopher Catling

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Cotswold History

Rollright Stones

Great Rollright, Oxfordshire.

The ancient Bronze Age monument, dating from 2000-1800BC is close to the A3400, Stow on the World road  near Long Compton. There are three sites associated with the monument, the Stone Circle itself, 100 feet across with seventy stones, which it is said that visitors cannot count the same number twice,  the Whispering Knights, a group of five stones which are the remains of a long barrow and the King, a solitary stone.
There is a small admission charge to the Stone Circle.

www.rollrightstones.co.uk

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Roman Baths and Pump Room

Pump Room, Abbey Churchyard, Bath, Somerset. Telephone 01225 477785.

The Roman Baths give a fascinating look at the Roman way of life 2000 years ago in Britain and which is the greatest religious spa in Northern Europe. Open all year. Admission is charged.

www.romanbaths.co.uk

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Salmonsbury Hill Fort

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire.

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Spoonley Roman Villa

Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.

Not much survives of the villa set just off the Wardens Way about 2 miles from Winchcombe. The site is very much overgrown and only a small part of the walls are standing. A footpath passes right through the building but blink and you will miss it.

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Tyndale Monument

North Nibley, Gloucestershire

This monument on the hills near North Nibley is dedicated to William Tyndale, the first person to translate the Bible into English.

www.williamtyndale.com

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Uley Bury Hill Fort

Uley, Gloucestershire.

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Great Witcombe Roman Villa

Brockworth, Gloucestershire. Telephone 0117 9750700

Great Witcombe Roman Villa is in the stewardship of English Heritage and is open at all reasonable times. The villa formed the centrepiece of a great country estate, built in the 3rd century and abandoned in the 5th century. The mosaic buildings are only open a certain times of the year.
Not accessible for wheelchairs and the villa is built on a slope.

More Information >>>

www.english-heritage.org.uk

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