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In 1927 remains were found along North Station Road. A rubble and cement foundation lay about 12ft from the west building-line at a depth of about 3ft. When a petrol tank was sunk in Messrs Orfeur's yard, 100ft from the street front, part of a pavement with geometrical design in black and white was found 6ft below the surface. The mortar bed was red <1> The pavement was destroyed. <2>
Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1889. Vol. 3 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. III. page 129.
Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. page 241.
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
MCC2531Roman mosaic, North Station Road, Colchester (Element)
MCC1054Roman wall, North Station Road, Colchester (Element)
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