Minoan villa in southern Crete, built around 2200 BC and inhabited until its destruction C1450 bc. It was connected by a road to the palace at Phaestos. One room contained many clay tablets with Linear A inscriptions. Subsequently a megaron was built on the site. Aylesford. A cremation cemetery of the 1st century bc in Kent, this site has given its name to the Aylesford-Swarling culture. It is often thought to represent the arrival in Britain of Belgic peoples fleeing from Gaul in advance of Caesar’s army (see Belgae).