Element record MCC2531 - Roman mosaic, North Station Road, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 99337 25784 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
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In 1927 remains were found along North Station Road. A rubble and cement foundation lay about 12ft. from the west building-line at a depth of about 3ft. When a petrol tank was sunk in Messrs Orfeur's yard, 100ft. from the street front, part of a pavement with geometrical design in black and white was found 6ft below the surface. The mortar bed was red.<1> The pavement was destroyed.<2>
- <1> SCC48 Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.241.
- <2> SCC127 Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1889. Vol. 3 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. Vol. III. p.129.
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Record last edited
Jan 24 2017 3:17PM