Element record MCC1502 - Roman cremation burial, Mersea Road, Colchester


Roman burial urn, Mersea Road, recorded in 1922.


Grid reference TL 99843 24140 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

Burial urn found at the married quarters of the barracks, opposite Plum Hall, the accession book says "found near the junction of Mersea and Berechurch Roads, 1922".<1><2> See COLEM 1922.4247. Given by P. G. Laver.<3><4><5>

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.295, No 161.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 194.
  • <3> LIST: Colchester Museums. 1912-1923. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1912-1923. COLEM1922.4247.
  • <4> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1933. Colchester Museum Reports 1925-1933. 1925-1933. 1929, pp.229-230.
  • <5> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR132235.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 13 2016 3:47PM

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