Element record MCC1902 - Roman cremation burial, 22 Mercer Way, Colchester


Roman burial, recorded in 1939.


Grid reference TL 99484 25929 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Grave group found in a hole dug for an air-raid shelter in the garden of 22 Mercer's Way. The finds comprised the lower part of a vessel of grey ware containing burnt bones; part of a small beaker of red ware; about half a wide-mouthed basin with pierced bottom, native ware.<1>
COLEM 1939.403.<2><3>

This is the probably the same as MCC8494.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No. 322.
  • <2> LIST: Colchester Museums. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1930-1940. COLEM1939.403.
  • <3> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.296 No. 204.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2017 1:39PM

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