Type: Villa, Settlement
Two Romano-British villas lie at Somerdale (ST6569) and Keynsham (ST6469) in Avon, just to the south of the Roman road between Sea Mills and Bath, immediately opposite the junction of the road north to Gloucester via Rangeworthy. There is a single inscription on stone recorded in the R.I.B. for Somerdale and Keynsham.
|NVM DIVOR AVG G INDVTIVS FELIX SILVANO VSLM CON VIC GA|
"For the divine spirit of the emperor, Gaius Indutius Felix willingly and deservedly fulfils his vow to Silvanus, in celebration of the victories against the Carvetii.¹"
(RIB 181; altar base; dated: 155AD)