Element record MCC1839 - Roman drain in Town Wall, SW Postern, Colchester


Roman drain discovered in the town wall at SW (St Mary's) postern in 1920.


Grid reference TL 99242 25082 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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Full Description

In 1920, during the partial removal of the steps of the South West postern in St Mary's Churchyard for excavation(ECC705), the arch of a drain was revealed. Drawings of the remains were made by Mr W.D. Clarke.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.62.
  • <2> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. p.326.

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Dec 12 2016 11:05AM

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