Element record MCC1419 - Roman cremation burial, Lexden Road, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 98813 24975 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
Cremation burial found at the front of 'Silver Birches' house, Lexden Road (now demolished).<1><2> In August 1896 it became desirable to enlarge the House No 3 Lexden Road and in the excavations for the basement were found nine Roman burials.<3>
- <1> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.294, No 104.
- <2> SCC226 Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR13149.
- <3> SCC255 Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1898. Vol. 6 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. VI. p.171.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jan 30 2017 1:44PM