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Bignor Roman Villa

Pulborough, West Sussex

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Bignor Roman Villa is close to the Roman road, Stane Street linking Chichester with London, about 9 miles north-east of Chichester (the Roman city of Noviomagus Regensium) and the nearby and much larger Fishbourne Roman Palace.

Bignor is said to have originally had 70 buildings over 4 acres. Today, the site museum preserves some of the best mosaics in England.

The rooms on display today are mostly located at the west end of the north wing, including a summer and winter (underfloor heated) dining room. The bathhouse is to the south-east. The Greek-key-patterned northern corridor extends for some 79ft (24m).


Location: Bignor Roman Villa, Pulborough, Sussex

Grid Reference: SU 987147 Ceremonial County: Sussex

Map Link: multimap

Aerial photo: multimap

Getting there: 7 m N Arundel, off A29, just east of village of Bignor

Access:
Website: http://www.bignorromanvilla.co.uk/tiki-index.php
Other Useful Websites: Wiki
Email: enquiiries@bignorromanvilla.co.uk
Address: Bignor Lane, Bignor, Pulborough, West Sussex
Postcode: RH20 1PH Telephone: 01798 869 259

Opening Times: 1st march 31st October

March and April, Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays 10am to 5pm
May daily - 10 am to 5pm
June to September Daily 10am to 6pm
October daily 10am 5pm

See their website for events

Charges: Adults 4.60, Children under 16 years 2.00  Senior Citizens 3.30
Free entry Friday 12th September 2008 - Heritage Open Day

Nearby Locations: Fishbourne Roman Palace
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By: Tracey Park Section: Roman Britain Section Key:
Page Ref: bignor_roman_villa Topic: Roman Britain Last Updated: 07/2008
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