Find Spot record MCC2451 - Roman kiln waste, Serpentine Walk, Colchester


Roman Kiln waste, Serpentine Walk, recorded in c.1908.


Grid reference TL 99948 26020 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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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>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1963. The Roman Potters Kilns of Colchester. XXI. p.174.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. No 188.
  • <3> 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

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