Element Group record MCC1633 - Element Group, St John's Car Park, Gravel Spread only


Roman Gravel Spread only


Grid reference TL 99558 24964 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A watching brief was maintained during the construction of a large multi-storey car park and shops on the site of a former surface car park, shops and houses. A layer of gravel which seems to be at a depth of 3.5 metres to 4.0 metres near the centre of the northern frontage. Noticeable was a concentration of Roman material from the western part of the site. <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. p876.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 4 2001 12:00AM

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