Element record MCC1090 - Roman masonry, Bull Hotel, Crouch Street, Colchester


Roman masonry, near to Bull Hotel, recorded in 1915.


Grid reference TL 99367 24983 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

Jarmin records ' A mass of Roman masonry was found opposite the main entrance to the Bull Hotel, at a depth of about 8ft. It had been broken up in places and cut through by the older sewer. More was now revealed, some in situ. One mass of square red tiles in courses, set in red mortar, and a few yards further on were masses of septaria set in ordinary white mortar'. <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. No 51, p.244.
  • <2> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1915. Vol. 13 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. XIII (New Series). p.107.

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Record last edited

Jan 20 2017 9:05AM

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