Element record MCC2382 - Roman tessellated pavement in Castle Park, Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement discovered in Castle Park between 1927/8.

Location

Grid reference TL 99979 25478 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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A Roman tessellated pavement was discovered during excavations at the Castle Park between 1927/8. The pavement was 5ft wide east-west and 32ft. long north-south. The pavement was laid on a inch of red mortar on a bed of mixed clay and stones. The surrounding walls had been robbed so as to leave no trace.<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.91, (151).

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Oct 21 2016 10:32AM

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