Element record MCC1385 - Roman lead coffin, Butt Road, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 99270 24800 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
Lead coffin found in 1838 (although Rex Hull also notes that a discovery may also have been made in 1854?) at the back of Mill Place (on Butt Road).<1> Marked on 1876 OS map.<2><3>
(The report says lead 'coffins' found so for the purpose of the UAD two coffins have been recorded).
- <1> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.293, No 55.
- <2> SCC72874 Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. c.1805. 1805 1 inch OS Maps of Colchester. 12.11.
- <3> SCC11 Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1876. 1876 OS 1:500 Maps of Colchester. 1:500. 12.11.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jan 30 2017 2:23PM