Element record MCC1050 - Roman tessellated pavement, East Hill House, Colchester
|Grid reference||TM 00084 25139 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
On 14 March 1923, during the digging of a hole for rubbish, a large and nearly complete decorated pavement was found. It was 19ft square, including the red surround, and was 3ft 9", below the surface. The pavement was removed to the Museum (COLEM 1924.4753).<1><2><3>
- <1> SCC85 Serial: Society for the promotion of Roman Studies. 1911-. Journal of Roman Studies. JRS xii, 260.
- <2> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 40, No 103, p.218.
- <3> SCC122 Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1923. Vol. 16 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. XVI (New Series). p.295.
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Record last edited
Oct 11 2016 2:38PM