Element Group record MCC1479 - Roman and later features, Mulberry Nursery Site, East Hill House, Colchester


Roman and later features discovered during groundwork at the Mulberry Trees Nursery Site, 1983


Grid reference TM 00176 25185 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
County ESSEX


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Full Description

During groundwork for a new day nursery in the grounds of East Hill House in 1983 (ECC526) several Roman and later features were discovered in addition to the main structures, burials and streets. A number of Roman mortar floors were uncovered as well as Roman pits and a midden layer. Later features included large post-medieval pits cut up to 1m deep into the natural sand and gravel and post Roman robber trenches of uncertain date (probably medieval).<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. pp.375-378.

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Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 1:35PM

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