Element record MCC2391 - Roman tessellated pavement, Castle Park (Insula 15), Colchester

Summary

Roman tessellated pavement discovered during excavations in Castle Park in 1928-9.

Location

Grid reference TL 99960 25393 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

A tessellated pavement revealed during excavations in the Castle park between 1928/9 (ECC797). The pavement was 19ft long by 6ft 9in. wide running north-south. The west wall of the room had been robbed leaving a straight edge but the east side was broken.<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.115, fig. 37 (119 A).

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Oct 21 2016 10:13AM

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