Element record MCC2105 - Roman mosaic, Red Lion Yard, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 99683 25180 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
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In 1857 a very fine piece of mosaic pavement was found in the Red Lion yard while making a drain, about 2ft. underground. The ornamental part was about 25ft square, the drain was cut through it. A drawing by J. Parish is held in the museum and is reproduced in Hull's 'Roman Colchester', PlXXIVB.<1><2>
- <1> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. Insula 28, No 68, p.196.
- <2> SCC238 Serial: British Archaeological Association. 1854. Vol. X (Old Series) Journal of the British Archaeological Association. Old Series Vol. X. JBAA, Vol XI, p.87.
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Record last edited
Jan 24 2017 11:38AM