Find Spot record MCC2005 - Roman finds, Trench 15 Northern Approach Road, Colchester


Roman finds, Northern Approach Road, recorded by evaluation (Trench 15) in 1997.


Grid reference TL 99331 27373 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A range of finds were recovered from a Roman ditch in Trench 15, Northern Approach Road Evaluation, this comprised of 300g of pottery, fragments of roof tiles, burnt bone and daub, together with small pieces of charcoal. Despite a lack of other clearly contemporary features in this area the quality and range of finds recovered 'would indicate the presence of a nearby settlement focus of early Roman date which remains unlocated'. A 1st-2nd century date was suggested.<1>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> LIST: Colchester Museums. 1992-. Colchester Museum Accession Register 1992 -. COLEM1997/6.
  • <2> Evaluation Report: Benfield, Stephen (CAT). 1997. AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVALUATION AT ELD LANE, COLCHESTER.. 1997/6.

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Oct 31 2016 10:38AM

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