Find Spot record MCC2451 - Roman kiln waste, Serpentine Walk, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 99948 26020 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
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In c.1908 a large amount of burnt earth and brick rubble was found in the NW part of Mr R.W. Wallace's garden. The deposit was 50 yards long by 20ft wide and 3ft thick. The depth from the surface was 2ft. 'It was composed mostly of burnt clay, rather like insufficiently burnt ballast, intermixed with pieces of thin bricks, flue tiles and Roman roof tiles.<1><2><3>
- <1> SCC119 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1963. The Roman Potters Kilns of Colchester. XXI. p.174.
- <2> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. No 188.
- <3> SCC126 Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1909. Vol. 10 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. X (New Series). pp.325-326.
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Oct 21 2016 8:13AM