Element record MCC1449 - Roman skeleton, Cedars Road, Colchester

Summary

Roman skeleton, Cedars Road, found in 1931.

Location

Grid reference TL 99515 24798 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

In September 1931 a skeleton was exposed to the south of Cedars Road. A skull and two leg bones were recovered and a fine tin plate fibula occurred near the skull. The remains were interred in a pit 2.5ft deep and 4.5ft long, roughly lined with pieces of rag stone and a Roman tile 8" square.<1><2><3><4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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 120.
  • <2> Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1933. Vol. 20 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. XX. p.289.
  • <3> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1933. Colchester Museum Reports 1925-1933. 1925-1933. p.36ff.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 287.

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Record last edited

Oct 13 2016 4:13PM

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