Element record MCC1890 - Roman well?, East Hill, Colchester

Summary

Roman well?, recorded in 1902.

Location

Grid reference TM 00577 25278 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Hull's notes record an observation by Laver, 'When making a drain from Priory Street to the intercepting drain near East Bridge, Jan 1902, a shallow well was found. It was between 5 & 6ft deep. There was nothing of interest in the filling material. H Laver judges this to be probably Roman.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Roman Colchester II: Extramural and Walls. II.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. No144 p.295.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 12 2016 1:06PM

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