Element record MCC1514 - Roman cremation burial, Errington Lodge, Lexden Road, Colchester


Roman cremation burial, Errington Lodge, recorded in 1959.


Grid reference TL 98558 24905 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Large urn of dark grey ware, with latticed bulge on shoulder; it contained burnt bones and was covered by a samian platter; with it were three buff flagons and two coarse-ware lamp-holders, one in fragments. Found in reducing the level of the garden of Errington Lodge on the corner of West Lodge Road and Lexden Road. The three flagons were deposited on their sides, radially round the urn with the necks directed inwards. Deposited by the Air Ministry.<1> COLEM 1959.72-78.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 624.
  • <2> LIST: Colchester Museums. 1941-1961. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1941-1961. COLEM1959.72-78.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 14 2016 10:55AM

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