Element record MCC1094 - Roman mosaic, Osborne Street, Colchester


Roman mosaic, Bath Hotel (now multi-storey car park), Osborne Street, recorded in 1901.


Grid reference TL 99831 24896 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

A decorated mosaic pavement was found in Osborne Street in 1901. It is represented by a small fragment 'in white yellow, light blue and grey tesserae of small size'. It was given to the museum by COLEM 1907.1351, by Mr J.J. Arnold of the Bath Hotel, and was found while deepening a well on the hotel premises.<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 172.
  • <2> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1913. Colchester Museum Reports 1903-13. 1903-13. 1908, p.9.

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Record last edited

Jan 20 2017 8:57AM

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