(7 miles S.W. of Cirencester)
The E. boundary of the parish follows the Foss Way.
(1) Romano-British Settlement (around ST
92309350), E. of Addy's Firs, occupies level ground in
the plain, about 440 ft. above sea-level and 1 mile S.E.
of the village. The site is marked by a diffuse scatter of
pottery, reddened limestone, slag and fragments of
sandstone tiles in an arable field.
Finds (in a private collection) are said to include two
4th-century coins, pottery of 2nd to 4th-century types,
and roof tiles.
TBGAS, 87 (1968), 203, No. 2.
(2) Settlement (around ST 93059315), Romano-British,
N.E. of Ashley Marsh Covert, is on level ground at
about 400 ft. above sea-level, 150 yds. W. of the Foss
Way and 1 mile S. of the village. Fragments of sandstone tiles are scattered in ploughsoil.
Finds (in a private collection) are said to comprise
pottery of 2nd to 4th-century types. The footings of a
stone wall are recorded.
TBGAS, 87 (1968), 203, No. 1.