Element record MCC2361 - Human remains found north of Duncan's Gate, Colchester

Summary

Undated human remains found north of Duncan's Gate in 1930.

Location

Grid reference TM 00035 25632 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

In May 1930, gravel resembling Road metalling was observed 30 yards east of the Castle park boundary and 60 yards north of Duncan’s Gate. Its surface was much broken by pits containing human bones.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1933. Colchester Museum Reports 1925-1933. 1925-1933. 1931, p.7.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.11.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 27 2016 9:21AM

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