Element record MCC2514 - Roman cremation burial, Honeywood Road, Colchester


Roman cremation, Honeywood Road, recorded in 1951.


Grid reference TL 9869 2454 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


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Full Description

A Roman burial was reported to the Museum on 8/10/1951. It was found while cutting a trench for a drain along the east side of the fence just west of a short row of lock up garages on the north side of Honeywood Road. A red cross on a 1939 OS map in the Museum, appears to mark the spot. The group of five vessels was set close together, the urn contained burnt bones.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Unknown. Inventory of Grave Groups. No 607.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 18 2016 8:58AM

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