Element record MCC2375 - Roman wall, Castle Park, Colchester


Roman north-south wall in Castle Park discovered in 1927/8.


Grid reference TL 99991 25521 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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The remains of a north-south Roman wall discovered during excavations in Castle Park in 1927/28 (ECC793). The remains consisted of a 3ft wide patch of loose septaria and mortar situated 72ft. west from the west face of a drain culvert (see MCC1515). Hull felt that it was 'quite possible that this represented the west wall' of a building which elsewhere was defined by two other walls (see MCC2376 and MCC2377).<1>

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  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.90 (150).

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Oct 21 2016 10:55AM

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