Element record MCC1497 - Roman cremation burial, Creffield Road, Colchester


Roman cremation in wooden casket, Creffield Road, recorded in 1928.


Grid reference TL 98628 24741 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

Burial at the corner of Creffield and Beverley Roads.<1> The cremation burial was found in a water-main trench, dug in 1928, and included a wooden casket. COLEM 1928.558-62.<5><6>

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> LIST: Colchester Museums. 1926-1930. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1926-1930. COLEM1928.558-62.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.295, No 160.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 229 & 230.
  • <4> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR13176.
  • <5> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1933. Colchester Museum Reports 1925-1933. 1925-1933.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Roman Colchester II: Extramural and Walls. II.

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Record last edited

Oct 13 2016 3:55PM

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