Monument record MCC1973 - Roman footway, Telephone Exchange Office, West Stockwell Street, Colchester


Roman north-south footway discovered during excavations at the Telephone Exchange Offices in 1950/1.


Grid reference TL 99494 25298 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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Full Description

During excavations ahead of construction on the Telephone Exchange Site in 1950 (ECC872), the remains of what was believed to have been a Roman footway were found along the west side of a north-south road (MCC2363). Evidence for the footway consisted of two layers of muddy earth. Unfortunately, their relationship with the road could not be determined because of a later pit.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.71.

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Record last edited

Oct 28 2016 1:17PM

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