Element record MCC1073 - Roman hypocaust, Crouch Street, Colchester


Roman hypocaust, Crouch Street, recorded in 1925.


Grid reference TL 99181 24981 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

In 1925 the remains of the pilae of a hypocaust, of square tiles, with pottery, tiles, tesserae, and other indications of a building were recorded in Crouch Street by Mr Rudsdale.<1><2> This is almost certainly part of the hypocaust uncovered in 1973 (see MCC1235).<3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1922. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England): Essex, (North-East). Volume III. p.29,15a.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M.R.. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. No 39, p.243.
  • <3> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. p.340.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2016 4:56PM

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