Element record MCC1367 - Roman tombstone, Manor Road, Colchester


Roman civil tombstone, Manor Road, recorded in 1867.


Grid reference TL 98963 25009 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Part of a civil tombstone found in Manor Road, north of Hospital.<1> This stone was catalogued by Price in 1884 (COLEM Price Collection No 991). A note records, "found in Martin's garden on Lords Land at a depth of 7ft in 1867".<2> According to Lavers Diary this is No 5 Hospital Lane.<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.293 No 36.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Roman Colchester II: Extramural and Walls. II. p.88.
  • <3> DIARY: Laver, P. G.. 1916-1940. P.G. Laver's Diary. 21/7/1922.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2017 1:48PM

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