Element record MCC1008 - Roman tessellated pavement, Lion Walk, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, Lion Walk, recorded in 1856.

Location

Grid reference TL 99692 25063 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

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Full Description

Wire's diary notes, 'Mr Joseph Dennis, clerk at the Round meeting (Lion Walk Chapel) discovered a pavement of red tesserae when digging the grave for Mr Edward Brett near the wall opposite No 5 Lion Walk'.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 15/4/1856.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 36, p.211.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 3:25PM

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