Element record MCC1358 - Roman cremations, found near Queens Road, Colchester


Group of Roman urns found near Queens Road, Colchester.


Grid reference TL 98235 24769 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Roman urns found at north end of field 1266A.<1><2>
These are likely to be Hull's Grave Group 627, 'The base only of an urn, found full of bones in field 1266a at a spot 26ft 9" south of the north fence of the footpath south of Roddam Close and 6ft west of the line of division between no's 3 and 5 Roddam Close. Information given by Mr A.F. Hall".<3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.254, 293, No20.
  • <2> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR13191.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No627.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 23 2016 3:43PM

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