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'Celtic' vessels found behind St Clare Road.<1> In 1908 a water main was laid along the west side of St Clare Road, and funerary vessels were found approximately 140 yards east of Lexden Rampart and nearly 300yards south of the London Road. These were the first to identify the pre-Roman cemetery at Lexden.<1> Marked on OS map.<2>
Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. page 253, page 295 No 151.
Map: Ordnance Survey. 1953. 1:2500 OS Map 1953.
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MCC1788Late Iron Age cremation cemetery, St Clare Road, Colchester (Monument)
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