Find Spot record MCC1332 - Late Iron Age Pottery, Fire Station, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester


Late Iron Age and Pre Boudican Roman Pottery, recorded in 1943.


Grid reference TL 99738 26044 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

A handwritten note in the paper Colchester SMR records a spread of Roman pottery from the site of the New Fire Station in 1943. The pottery included fragments of Roman amphora and fine wares (see paper SMR for more details).<1> Hull mentions this site briefly, recording that the pottery 'was all of the period A.D.5-60'.<1>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Unknown. 1943. SMR file: Cowdray Ave, New Fire Station.
  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.258.

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2017 8:31AM

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