Element record MCC1012 - Roman tessellated pavement, Long Wyre Street, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, Long Wyre Street, recorded in 1846.

Location

Grid reference TL 99783 25080 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Wire's Diary, 'Mr James Saxty of Long Wire Street, informs me that under his house is a mosaic tessellated Roman Pavement, and another in the yard, two doors north of Victoria Place, Long Wire Street'. The exact location of Saxty's house is not known.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 28/10/1846.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 37, No 184, p.212.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 3:23PM

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