Monument record MCC2705 - Bastion 1, Town Wall, Colchester


Medieval bastion, Priory Street


Grid reference TM 0019 2518 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW


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Bastion added to town wall c1400.
Clearance was undertaken of one side of the interior of Bastion 1 by P. G. Laver. A shaft was sunk to a depth of 7 ft. 3 in. below the foundations of the Roman wall.<1><2><3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> DIARY: Laver, P. G.. 1916-1940. P.G. Laver's Diary. 6/2/1923/ 9/2/1923/ 14/2/1923.
  • <2> Serial: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies. 1923. Vol. XII. Journal of Roman Studies. Part 2. 260.
  • <3> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. 45.

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Nov 14 2017 11:51AM

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