Ancient and Historical Monuments in the County of Gloucester Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1976.
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BROOKTHORPE WITH WHADDON
A scatter of Romano-British pottery of the 2nd and 3rd centuries is recorded from Court Farm, Whaddon (SO 837136). (fn. 1)
(1) Romano-British Villa (SO 833124), Brookthorpe Court, revealed during construction of the M5 motorway in 1969, lies in the vale on Lias clay about 140 ft. above O.D. A brook (channelled) flows 150 yds. to E.
Structures planned during 'rescue' excavation included limestone wall-footings with associated loose tesserae of blue Lias and sandstone roofing-tiles. Adjacent to the building was a possible paved courtyard; some 100 ft. distant were pilae lying between two walls.