Element record MCC1463 - Roman cremation burial, Abbey Field, near Camp Post Office, Colchester


Roman cremation burial, Abbey Field, near Camp Post Office, recorded in 1934.


Grid reference TL 99695 24437 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Grave 501, South East of Camp Post Office, Abbey Field.<1> Large urn of unusual form, found about 300 yards North East of the miniature rifle range on the Abbey Field, under the west footpath of the road to Berechurch Road, October 20th, 1934.<2> Given to the Museum by H.M. Secretary of State for War COLEM 1944.45.<3><4>

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 129.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 501.
  • <3> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1944-1947. Colchester Museum Reports 1944-1947. COLEM1944,45.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 1:07PM

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