Element record MCC1053 - Roman tessellated pavement, North Station Road, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, North Station Road, recorded in the late 19th century.


Grid reference TL 99340 25777 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Red tessellated pavement noted running under the houses as far as the middle of the present North Station Road, parts were exposed when the pavement on the west side of the street was laid down (some time before 1909).<1><2>
It is possible that this pavement belonged to a substantial masonry building situated further to the north (see MCC1260).

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. p.241.
  • <2> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1889. Vol. 3 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. III. p.129.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2016 2:43PM

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