Site Event/Activity record ECC2245 - Gallows and ducking stool at Bourne Pond, Colchester, 1286
Bourne Pond, Colchester
TM 0055 2380 (point)
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COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX
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In 1285 or 1286 the Burgesses (of Colchester) complained that the Abbot of St John's Abbey had established gallows and a ducking stool in Greenstead, in West Donyland and at Bourne ponds.<1><2>
Monograph: Cooper, Janet (Ed). 1994. Vol. IX, The Borough of Colchester, A History of the County of Essex. Volume IX. p50.
COLLECTION / PARENT: Various. Essex Records Office Miscellaneous Documents. D/B 5 R2, f.48 and loose folio.
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
MCC322Ducking stool at Bourne Ponds, Bourne Road, Colchester (Monument)
MCC321Gallows at Bourne Ponds in 1286, Bourne Road, Colchester (Monument)
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