NGRef: ST8987
OSMap: LR173
Type: Minor Settlement

Roads
Fosse Way: NE (13) to Corinivm (Cirencester, Gloucestershire)
Fosse Way: SW (8) to Nettleton (West Kington, Wiltshire)

The Roman settlement at White Walls extends into agricultural land on either side of the Fosse Way c.200 metres north-east and c.150 metres south-west of the roads crossing over the River Avon. Pottery ranging from the first to the fourth centuries, bronze ornaments and enamelled jewellery, a belt strap-end of military nature, flanged imbrex roof-tiles, rounded tegula roof-tiles, and cut stones have been recovered from the site.

The Easton Grey Roman Stone

CIVILIS FECIT

"Civilis has made [this]."

(RIB 99; gabled panel)

Unsubstantiated reports from the eighteenth century claim that a tessalated pavement and stone foundations were uncovered on the site. Roman coinage has also been recovered from the site by various methods:

See: Roadside Settlements of Lowland Roman Britain by Roger Finch Smith (B.A.R. British Series #157, 1987) pp.291/2;
The Roman Inscriptions of Britain by R.G. Collingwood and R.P. Wright (Oxford 1965).
All English translations, including any inherent mistakes, are my own.