Element record MCC1923 - Bronze Age cremation, Middleborough, Colchester, 1889
|Grid reference||TL 99328 25591 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
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One of five burial urns found in Water Lane (Middleborough), Colchester, in 1889.
On August 21st 1889 Corporation workmen recovered five Bronze Age burial urns from a drain trench in Water Lane, the site being 'on the north side of the cattle market, in the middle of the Road where the land rises above the flood line, and immediately opposite the middle house of the first row of cottages on the north side of the lane'.<1><2><3>
- <1> SCC124 Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1869. Vol. 9 (Old Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. IV (Old Series). p.18.
- <2> SCC302 Serial: 1933. Vol. XIII Antiquaries Journal. Vol. XIII. p.448.
- <3> SCC301 Serial: The Prehistoric Society. 1960. Vol. XXVI Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. p.192.
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Record last edited
May 19 2016 10:12AM