Monument record MCC2181 - Roman kiln, Abbey Field (Kiln 24), Colchester

Summary

Roman kiln found (Kiln XXIV) when the foundations were cut on the Abbey Field for the NAAFI club (the Arena), recorded in 1947.

Location

Grid reference TL 99661 24427 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A kiln was found (Kiln XXIV) when the foundations were cut on the Abbey Field for the NAAFI club, under the middle of the west side of the NAAFI. It was of oval plan with a central support running out from the back wall, built of rectangular blocks of clay. The flues on each side had been vaulted with rings of clay voussior blocks set about 2" apart.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Serial: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies. Vol. XXXVII Journal of Roman Studies. Vol. XXXVII. p.242.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.249.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2016 1:26PM

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