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Monument details

HER Number:TR 26 NW 102
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of Possible Roman villa, Millbank

Summary

Possible Roman villa to north of Millbank. Appears to be substantial building complex, with large courtyard extending west surrounded by perimeter buildings. Also possible garden and perimeter walls to east. Visbile in 1990 aerial photo. c.120m by c.75m.

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Grid Reference:TR 20573 65467
Map Sheet:TR26NW
Parish:HOATH, CANTERBURY, KENT

Monument Types

  • VILLA? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status:Selected Heritage Inventory for Natural England: Possible Roman villa to north of Millbank. Appears to be substantial building complex, with large courtyard extending west surrounded by perimeter buildings. Also possible garden and perimeter walls to east. Visbile in 1990 aerial photo. c.120m by c.75m.

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Possible Roman villa to north of Millbank. Appears to be substantial building complex, with large courtyard extending west surrounded by perimeter buildings. Also possible garden and perimeter walls to east. Visible in 1990 aerial photo. c.120m by c.75m.

In 2011 Swale and Thames Survey Company carried out a desk-based heritage statement for a proposed development of a grain Store and associated hard-standing at Ford Manor Farm, Hoath. This cropmark was also noted in their report as visible in a Google Earth photo of 2007. (1)


<1> Swale and Thames Archaeological Survey Company, 2011, Archaeological Heritage Statement on the Proposed Grain Store at Ford Manor Farm, Hoath, Kent (Unpublished document). SKE31784.

Sources and further reading

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<1>Unpublished document: Swale and Thames Archaeological Survey Company. 2011. Archaeological Heritage Statement on the Proposed Grain Store at Ford Manor Farm, Hoath, Kent.
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