Element record MCC1411 - Roman cremation burial, Turner Rise, Colchester
|Grid reference||Centred TL 99437 26398 (1m by 0m)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
During work on the railway cutting near Turner Rise William Wire recorded, 'A large size amphora was found containing a cinerary urn with calcined bones with a lid....There were several urns nearby containing calcined bones'.<1><2><3> The reference is from Wire's Album which has not been located.
- <1> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.257, p.294, No 89.
- <2> SCC226 Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR11799.
- <3> SCC111 Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Roman Colchester: Walls and Within. fold out map.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jan 30 2017 1:45PM