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When an air raid shelter was made in the gardens of 4 & 5 North Hill in June 1940 the metalling of a road was encountered. <1> A handwritten note in the paper SMR records the pottery types and section drawings of Roman pottery found beneath the Street between June and July 1940. The material was accessioned (COLEM 1940.400). According to the notes one of the sherds was Saxon.<2><3>
Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. page 67.
Unpublished document: Unknown. 1940. SMR file: No 5 North Hill.
MCC2071Anglo-Saxon pottery, rear of 5 North Hill, Colchester (Find Spot)
MCC1975Roman street between Insula 10 and 18, Colchester (Monument)
MCC2530Roman tessellated pavement, 5 and 6 North Hill, Colchester (Element)
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