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The remains of a bath house were excavated by the forerunner of RAS from 1938 to 1946. Part of a mosaic found in 1856 is now in Well parish church. The huge size of the plunge bath, 40ft x 15ft x 7ft deep, plus the lack of any obvious agricultural buildings does suggest that this site may have some other purpose, possibly a shrine, although it is still usually interpreted as a villa.

A fragment of mosaic and floor found at nearby Langwith, sometimes claimed as evidence of a separate villa site, is generally thought to have originated here at Well and then transported as rubble to make a track.

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Visible Remains: Limited, in private garden, mosaic in church

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