Element record MCC1013 - Roman tessellated pavement, off Long Wyre Street, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement, off Long Wyre Street, recorded in 1848.

Location

Grid reference TL 99851 25104 (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 notes, ' Visited the sewerage works Long Wire Street when continuing the drain down Albion Court a tessellated pavement was discovered opposite the third and fourth doors on the north side of the court' (Wire, Diary 3/9/1848).<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 38, No 54, p.212.
  • <2> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 3/9/1848.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2016 1:59PM

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