Element record MCC1093 - Roman tessellated pavement, Osborne Street, Colchester


Roman tessellated pavement, (east end of) Osborne Street, recorded in 1903.


Grid reference TL 99905 24906 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

A Roman pavement was found at a depth of 11ft from the surface in Osborne Street during the making of a sewer in January 1903. It was opposite the corner shop (Greenwood's, Butcher) on St Botolph's Street. Though possibly belonging to the same house as ECC391. See COLEM 1904.828.<1><2><3><4><5>

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Monograph: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1922. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England): Essex, (North-East). Volume III. 12.
  • <2> Serial: 1880-1915. The Antiquary. xxxix, 65.
  • <3> Serial: Daily Graphic. 7/2/1903.
  • <4> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. No 178, p.244.
  • <5> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1909. Vol. 10 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. X (New Series). p.88.

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Jan 20 2017 9:01AM

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