Element record MCC1965 - Roman cremation burial, near Technical School, Sheepen Road, Colchester


Roman cremation (one of two with MCC1966), near Technical School (Colchester Institute), Sheepen Road, recorded in 1952.


Grid reference TL 98927 25537 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

One of two urns were found separately, some yards apart, when building the New Technical School in Sheepen Road in 1952. The position was a little south of the Dogs Home. One of the vessels was found in a tile cist but it is not known which. The finds are owned by Essex County Council.<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.258, Note 2.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 609.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 28 2016 12:48PM

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