Element record MCC2152 - Roman walls within Insula 11, rear of 9 North Hill, Colchester


Roman walls situated within Insula 11, recorded in 1920.


Grid reference TL 99512 25353 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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Full Description

Laver noted that a trench cut in Mr Frost's garden (rear of 9 North Hill) revealed foundations running North-South.<1> Laver notes, 'Mr A.W. Frost excavated in this garden and several walls and pavements were found, the latter being principally of red tesserae, in some instances mixed with buff, and some opus signinum'.<2><3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Wheeler, R. E. M. and Laver, P. G.. 1919. Roman Colchester. J.R.S. Volume IX page 139.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.103.
  • <3> Monograph: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1922. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England): Essex, (North-East). Volume III.

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2016 11:24AM

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