Element record MCC2378 - Roman wall, Castle Park, Colchester

Summary

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

Location

Grid reference TM 00011 25523 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
County ESSEX
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

A north-south Roman wall discovered during excavations in Castle Park in 1927/8 (ECC793). The wall ran alongside an adjacent Roman drain (MCC1515). It was in a very bad state of preservation and was 'continued as a very ruinous rubble core, 3ft. thick, for 33ft. to the south'.<1>

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. p.90 (150).

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Oct 21 2016 10:39AM

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