Monument record MCC1639 - Early Roman street between Insula 25a & Town Wall, Colchester


Early Roman street aligned N to S along the west edge of Insula 25a.


Grid reference TL 99246 25138 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A north - south Roman street situated along the west edge of Insula 25a. The street was sealed by the town rampart (MCC1170) but overlay a levelling layer of the town wall foundation trench, that had sealed an earlier street in the same position (MCC1637). The street stopped short of the town wall by only 4 feet. A gully on the west edge of the street had become completely silted up before the rampart was constructed.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Article in serial: Dunnett, B.R.K.. 1971. Excavations in Colchester, 1964-8. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society Vol. 3, Part 1. pp.66-68.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2016 3:36PM

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