Find Spot record MCC1939 - Late Neolithic / Bronze Age beaker, Flagstaff Road, Colchester


Late Neolithic / Bronze Age beaker found in Flagstaff Road when a gas main was laid in 1930.


Grid reference TL 99655 24693 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

A late Neolithic / Bronze Age beaker was found in Flagstaff Road when a gas main was laid along the western footpath, south of St John's Green in January 1930.<1><2><3>
Classified by D.L. Clarke (1970) S2 (E) British Cylindrical Neck Eastern according to SMR.<4> The find spot is marked on a 1938 OS map held in the Museum.<5><6>

This is the same as MCC8161.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> LIST: Colchester Museums. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1930-1940. COLEM1930.85.
  • <2> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1933. Colchester Museum Reports 1925-1933. 1925-1933. 1931. Plate No 3.
  • <3> Article in serial: Hull, M. R.. 1946. Five Bronze Age Beakers from North-East Essex. The Antiquaries Journal, Volume 25, Issue 1-2, pp.67-69. pp.67-68.
  • <4> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). 12618.
  • <5> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1938. Map of Essex 6" to 1 mile, OS 1938.
  • <6> Index: Ordnance Survey. 1876. Ordnance Survey Cards. TL92SE31.

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Record last edited

Sep 21 2017 3:37PM

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