Element record MCC1419 - Roman cremation burial, Lexden Road, Colchester

Summary

Roman cremation, Lexden Road, recorded in 1896.

Location

Grid reference TL 98813 24975 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

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>

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.294, No 104.
  • <2> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR13149.
  • <3> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1898. Vol. 6 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. VI. p.171.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 1:44PM

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