Friday, April 13, 2012

Roman mosaic revealed at Blake Museum

The unveiling ceremony was attended by a variety of officials, groups, societies and Spaxton residents 
A FOURTH century Roman mosaic which sat in the storeroom of Bridgwater’s Blake Museum for 47 years has been restored and unveiled to the public.

Lady Gass, the Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, revealed the mosaic at the museum’s Archaeology Gallery last week for the first time since the Spaxton Roman Villa was discovered nearly 50 years ago.

Honorary Museum Curator, Dr Peter Cattermole, said: “Volunteers have been working towards this day for many months.

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