Element Group record MCC2178 - Roman yard or road?, Head Street, Colchester

Summary

Roman yard or road?, Head Street, recorded by William Wire in the 19th century.

Location

Grid reference TL 99378 25127 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Wire records a concrete roadway, running N-S, on the site of the old Dutch Church, just west of Head Street, and rather farther west of the probable street line.<1> This could be a Roman yard or a earlier street from the Legionary Fortress.

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. Insula 38.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2016 1:21PM

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