Element Group record MCC1649 - Roman Element Group, St Mary's Rectory site, Colchester


Roman features discovered in St Mary's Rectory garden during excavations in 1967.


Grid reference TL 99293 25134 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

During excavations at St Mary's Rectory in 1967 (ECC661), various features were recorded in addition to the main structures and streets. The earliest of these were four pits and two stake holes which probably dated to the Roman fortress. Also located was a gravel path associated with a building (MCC1642) and a pit containing pottery dating up to AD.120 which was dug into the building.<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.62-69.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2016 3:48PM

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