Element record MCC1006 - Roman tessellated pavement, Lion Walk, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, Lion Walk, recorded in 1844.


Grid reference TL 99704 25036 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

Wire's Diary notes, 'Mr Joseph Dennis, clerk of the Lion Walk Chapel informs me that when he was digging a grave for the son of Mr J.B. Harvey (about 30ft east of Lion Walk) in the chapel ground, he came upon a tessellated pavement, but could get none of it up whole'.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 22/3/1844.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 36, No 71, p.211.

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Oct 10 2016 3:25PM

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