Element record MCC1503 - Roman cremation burial, Gurney Benham House, Lexden Road, Colchester


Roman cremation burial, Gurney Benham House, recorded in 1939.


Grid reference TL 98734 24886 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Small jar of grey ware (burial) found with other vessels when making an air raid shelter in the north-east part of the garden of Gurney Benham House, Lexden Road.<1><2> COLEM 1939.472.<3>

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.295, No 174.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 324.
  • <3> LIST: Colchester Museums. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1930-1940. COLEM1939.472.
  • <4> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR131277.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 13 2016 3:46PM

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